Subject: Re: [ecasound] MP3 file playback error
From: William Goldsmith (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Mar 21 2001 - 07:53:59 EET
I'm using 1.9dev4
ext-mp3-input-cmd = mpg123 --stereo -r %s -b 0 -q -s -k %o %f
I tried hacking out the error exit in audioio-mp3.cpp but got a core dump on
the bad files, so obviously that's there for a reason :-)
This affects a relatively small percentage of the files, but I'd like to
find a solution. I don't see anything unusual in the id3 tag. Winamp reads
it just fine & plays the file w/ no errors.
Thanks for any help
> On Tue, 20 Mar 2001, William Goldsmith wrote:
> > Help! I'm desperate!
> > I have a large collection of MP3 files (a radio music library), and I've
> > found a few that ecasound refuses to play. If I open the same file w/
> > I get a 'junk at the beginning' error - but it plays OK. Ecasound
> > exits on that error. Any way to force ecasound to ignore it & play the
> I just reproduced the same situation (probably id3v2 tags) and there
> any problem here. What version of ecasound are you using? What does the
> argument to ext-mp3-input-cmd look like in your .ecasoundrc?
> > thanks
> > -bg
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