Phonon, xine and short oggs

Matthias Kretz kretz at
Tue Nov 20 12:57:11 GMT 2007

On Tuesday 20 November 2007, Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
> Quoting Matthias Kretz <kretz at>:
> > Hi,
> >
> > as many of you have probably noticed already, short ogg files are not
> > played correctly through phonon-xine. I have started to fix the problem
> > in xinelib, but we probably won't have a fixed xine ready with the 4.0
> > release (I fixed most of it but there's still a race condition in xinelib
> > that I can't nail).
> >
> > So what should we do about all the short sounds? Distribute them as .wav
> > files? .mp3 is probably out of the question... Or should we append some
> > silence to the end for the ogg files? This would break for apps where the
> > length of the sound is important, though.
> What about .flac?

Not sure if it also uses the ogg demuxer in xine.

Matthias Kretz (Germany)                            <><
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