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Subject: Re: Gapless Playback

Re: Gapless Playback

From: BlueChip <>
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 02:42:13 +0000

Hmmm, I recently MP3Gained a load of new rips - my jukebox is full at the
moment so I've not tried them. May I ask a acouple of pre-emptive
questions please?

What preisely will be the result of me attempting to play any of these
files? Maybe a small gap or squeak or a full blown crash?

Is there any sotware available that will strip my APE tags and store them
away so I can put them back later (in case I want to modify the
tracks)? Maybe a special version of MP3Gain which stores a database rather
than embedding the information we require?

Thanks in advance,


> > Not a bug, Rockbox doesn't look for the tag, and thus, doesn't know
> > that it should be skipped.
>Oops, should have been more explicit: I made a patch to skip the APE
>tags, and that still contains a bug.
> > I wrote a patch that added APE tag support, and with that one, APE
> > tags are skipped.
>I seem to recall that I tried this some time ago, but I could not get
>it to compile due to some non-trivial changes in the buffering code.
>That's when I started to write my own patch.
>Have you updated this patch for recent versions of Rockbox?
>Is it still in the patch tracker?
> > And you can tell MP3Gain to not add any APE tags. It disables the
> > undo function though...
>... which I'd very much like to keep ...
>-- Johan

Received on 2005-02-20

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