[MEncoder-users] Bug (1338) while demuxing on 64 bit systems
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Mar 22 15:19:12 CET 2009
On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 03:12:34PM +0100, Olivier Rolland wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 3:04 PM, Reimar Döffinger
> <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> > WAV files larger than 2 GB are invalid, so this can not really work.
> > Using better hacks to write or read such such invalid files might make
> > sense but they still are invalid and you can't expect it to work in
> > general.
> I thought the limit was actually 4 GB because the length in the WAV
> header is a 4 bytes _unsigned_ integer, not signed.
Well, the area between 2 and 4 GB is where they are valid in theory but
tend to not work in practice.
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