[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 0/5] Fix mp3 gapless support (second try)
michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Apr 15 12:42:04 CEST 2015
On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 11:08:02AM +0200, wm4 wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:44:22 +0200
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 09:24:32PM +0200, wm4 wrote:
> > > Seeking was slightly broken. The 4th patch seems to fix this (everything
> > > else is noise).
> > >
> > > Note that ffmpeg can't correctly implement mp3 gapless audio if seeking
> > > is used. The xing toc is not precise enough. The only way to fix it is
> > > to do a full scan on the mp3 to index each frame (which in turn is not
> > > possible with the public API, because byte seeking is not supported and
> > > the parser would interfere anyway). But in this case, it even broke when
> > > seeking to the beginning. I'm still not sure if this patch is correct.
> > do you have a file/sample/testcase for patch 4 ?
> I'm assuming mpg123 is getting it right. One test case is seeking to
> the start of the file. (Seeking to anywhere else likely won't work,
> because libavformat tries to use the imperfect xing toc, instead of
> scanning the frames.)
how can this be tested ?
./ffmpeg -ss 0 -i AG.mp3 -flags +bitexact new.wav
./ffmpeg-ref -ss 0 -i AG.mp3 -flags +bitexact old.wav
./ffmpeg -ss 5 -i AG.mp3 -flags +bitexact new.wav
./ffmpeg-ref -ss 5 -i AG.mp3 -flags +bitexact old.wav
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