Adding flac-support to kde-multimedia?

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at
Fri Sep 12 08:34:02 BST 2003

On Friday 12 September 2003 04:11, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> On Friday 12 September 2003 1:07, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > Sounds great. The playback is ready, I just need someone to test it and
> > recommend it to coolo (it can be found in kdenonbeta at the moment). I am
> > working on a patch for juk, but motivation isnt too high if playback isnt
> > going to be accepted, and I havent got any feedback since commiting it.
> Well, here too -- I can take care of the JuK side of things if this goes
> in... Once JuK cuts over to using TagLib this should be about a 5 line
> change.  ;-) (Though there would obviously have to be more changes in
> TagLib.)
You are taking all the fun :)

> > I mean generic names. I am thinking of the info-view in konqueror and
> > using it for indexing music.
> Probably reasonable -- since what I've got on the feature plan will require
> rewriting some of this stuff anyway, I'll look at it then.
> > Not that I know of. The STREAMINFO metadata in FLAC only contains number
> > of samples and sample-information. Not much about how it looks after
> > encoding. And the API for oggflac and flac is the same.
> I'll take a look at the file format once it's relevant.  At this point I'm
> not scared of much.  :-)  (Note that TagLib doesn't rely on the
> libs, so if it's in the file we can get to it.  :-) )
I dont think it is in the file unless it is part of the ogg-header, but it 
doesnt seem like the ogg-header contain much.

Do you have TagLib somewhere to look at?


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