Un-necessary decoding of uncompressed WAV files

Bug #49201 reported by Amos Brocco on 2006-06-09
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gnomebaker (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Gnomebaker "decodes" uncompressed WAV files as they where mp3, which causes a wasting of space on disk (and time) during the burning process.

Steps to reproduce:

1) Add a WAV file (e.g. ripped from a cd with cdda2wav)
2) Start burning
3) gnomebaker will "decode" files althrough they are already in the correct format

Dave Morley (davmor2) wrote :

Am I correct in assuming that you are trying to burn these wav files to audio cd. If this is the case then it will need to convert the wav file 2 cdda format in order for it to play in a cd player.

Changed in gnomebaker:
assignee: nobody → davmor2-gmail
Changed in gnomebaker:
status: Unconfirmed → Needs Info
Amos Brocco (mriya3) wrote :

If I understood correctly... cdda uses the same PCM encoding as WAV, so the conversion is just a matter of dropping the headers (if the wav is 44.1KHz, Stereo). If I'm right, I don't see a reason not to do this in "realtime", instead of using 600MB on disk.

William Grant (wgrant) on 2007-04-05
Changed in gnomebaker:
assignee: davmor2-gmail → nobody
status: Needs Info → Confirmed
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