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Subject: Re: Problem with mp3gain and continuous play
From: Magnus Holmgren (
Date: 2004-08-12

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:

>> How do these headers disturb the stream of mp3 frames sent to the
>> chip? Timing?
> Well, it's not MP3 data, so the decoder gets confused and mutes the
> output until it gets real MP3 data again. We can make Rockbox recognize
> and remove the APE tags from the stream, just like we do with the ID3 tags.

And there's a (rejected) patch for adding APE support available (#
670744), including code to remove APE tags from the stream, so it would
be fairly easy to add for anyone who's interested. :)

Magnus Holmgren


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