[mythtv-users] Mythmusic not finding track length for .flac files

Curtis Stanford curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Tue Dec 28 19:23:12 UTC 2004

On Dec 28, 2004, at 12:01 PM, Wendy Seltzer wrote:

> At 02:49 PM 12/28/2004 +0000, Martin Ebourne wrote:
>> On Mon, 2004-12-27 at 14:57 -0800, Wendy Seltzer wrote:
>> > Mythmusic isn't picking up the track length of flac tracks, whether 
>> ripped
>> > through mythmusic or using flac independently.  As a result, it's 
>> showing
>> > xx:xx / 00:00 in the playback display, and not allowing me to seek 
>> forward
>> > in the track because it hasn't calculated the endpoint.  It does 
>> see track
>> > lengths if I rip the same CD to ogg.
>> All of my music is flac, and all of it was ripped by Sound Juicer (the
>> gnome CD ripper). Sometimes mythmusic gets the track length as 00:00,
>> sometimes it gets the correct length. Seems to depend on the track, 
>> but
>> no idea why. I haven't had chance to look into it yet.
> Doing a bit more investigation, flac track length appears to have 
> broken in the big Nov. 26 mythmusic patch.  A rollback to CVS from 
> Nov. 25 reads track lengths again (and once they're in the db, they 
> stay there).  It looks as though some of the code didn't make it from 
> flacdecoder.cpp into metaioflacvorbiscomment.cpp
> So if you upgraded your system, it probably depends when you first 
> imported the track.
> Are developers reading here, or should I cc mythtv-dev?
> Thanks.
> --Wendy
>> >  From messages in the archives, it appears this feature has worked 
>> for
>> > others.  I'm using current CVS.  Any ideas?
>> I'm using Axel's CVS RPMs, which are from 20/12, on FC3/AMD64.
>> Cheers,
>> Martin.
I can confirm it is a problem for me too, only lately.


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