a known issue: taglib puts the system down on big wav files

Scott Wheeler wheeler at kde.org
Thu Feb 24 16:49:29 CET 2011

On Feb 23, 2011, at 10:25 AM, Николай Шафоростов wrote:

> if one tries to analyze a large wav file, e.g. 700 megs, bad thing  
> happens, because taglib reads all the chunks into memory.

That's not actually true.  It just reads info about the chunks into  
memory, not their actual data.  I just tried on a 468 MB wav file and  
tagreader used 760 kb of resident memory.


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