[MPlayer-users] wrong length and bitrate with FLAC

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Nov 25 12:59:24 CET 2012

On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 11:39:43AM +0100, Ilja Sekler wrote:
> >> <http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-users/2012-November/085621.html>,
> >> reverting the checkin from r35333 fixes the issue with long FLAC
> >> files.
> > 
> > That would be wrong, you just don't notice because now _your_ files
> > are too short :-) (the issue would become visible for files around
> > 100 hours long).
> It is IMHO quite safe to assume that no one would ever get FLAC files
> with such an incredible length :-) For real life cases, it just works right.

Yes, but there is a difference between "working right" and "correct",
the former one usually making the code a nightmare to maintain in
the long run.
Anyway, should be fixed in r35469.

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