[ogg-dev] Removing metadata segmentation

Andrew Taylor andy at benow.ca
Mon Jun 15 12:37:33 PDT 2009

ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com wrote:
>> What I'm after is basically the conversion of a live stream to a
>> seekable stream.  The metadata is known and a wipe and reset is
>> possible, but is it possible to wipe metadata segements across the whole
>> file without re-encoding?
> Ah right, if you're OK with the metadata being wiped, then it should be
> possible to collapse the audio in a single stream without having to decode
> and reencode (I assume all the logical streams in the original have the
> same parameters - channels, sample rate, etc). There's no tool to do
> this, however, and there might be little pops at the boundaries, as
> Vorbis has a couple packets' preroll, but I think it's theoretically possible.
> Now, I don't have a practical solution :)
Great, thanks.  /me moves towards implementing something.

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