Subject: Re: [ecasound] Problem with MP3 files
From: Anthony (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Jun 02 2001 - 23:57:02 EEST
I have seen various programs that will remove the id3v2 tag from an
mp3. Check Linux.org -> Applications -> MP3. It seems that most
programs don't use the v2 tags (xmms, mpg123) and just ignore
it. Of course if you want the v2 tag I guess your in trouble.
* William Goldsmith <firstname.lastname@example.org> [Jun 02 01 15:04]:
> I posted a message about this a few months back, but never resolved the
> issue & ended up doing a workaround instead. Now, I have an entire MP3
> collection that's affected & I really need to come up with a solution as
> soon as possible.
> I have a whole library of files that play fine using mpg123, but not using
> ecasound or ecaplay. Ecasound returns:
> ERROR: [ECA-CHAINSETUP] : "Enabling chainsetup: AUDIOIO-MP3: Can't open
> /audio/temp/10002.mp3 for reading." (the file *does* exist)
> Here's the file: http://www.radioparadise.com/10002.mp3
> These files were all ripped using the Mac program SoundJam. They play fine
> in all of my Windows apps as well as mpg123. The only abberation that I've
> noted is that they use ID3v2 tags only, whereas I normally use ID3v1. The
> tags read fine in the perl module MP3-Info.
> I encountered the same problem with a file I downloaded from a file-sharing
> service recently. It has both v1 & v2 tags.
> Thanks for any help
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