[Vorbis] A faster ogginfo
xiphmont at xiph.org
Sun Mar 20 10:04:56 PST 2005
On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 08:44:31PM +1000, Paul L Daniels wrote:
> > Programs like gqmpeg shouldn't be using ogginfo if what they're trying
> > to do is extract tags. It's not meant to be used for that purpose.
> That's what I was thinking - when I look at my top list I see ogginfo being invoked a lot and on the server I see nfsd
> being pounded. Guess it's a bad case of using a tool for the wrong job.
> > should be using libvorbisfile directly rather than executing an
> > application to do it.
> Fortunately I've found that zinf (player) has a far more 'sane' system and retrieves the data near-instantly, so I've
> somewhat negated my need to make this program now.
> I sincerely appreciate your time in responding.
First thought would be heading the file and sending the first N k to
ogginfo or vorbose as a stream of data rather than a seekable file.
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