FS#816 - mp3pro files showing wrong time/lenght

Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Robert E. Hak (adiamas) - Thursday, 23 January 2003, 21:16 GMT
Last edited by Daniel Stenberg (bagder) - Friday, 05 December 2003, 09:36 GMT
Task Type Bugs
Category Music playback
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Operating System
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


This bug broken out from rpt: 673329 which contained multiple reports:

Using archos20030117.ajz on an archos recorder 10
giga ver 1.28

Playing mp3pro files show bad time
lenght (plenty of minutes). It is dued to the fact that
mp3pro files have no header with data on the lenght.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Daniel Stenberg (bagder)
Friday, 05 December 2003, 09:36 GMT
Reason for closing:  Wont Fix
Comment by Jason Tye (tracktheripper) - Saturday, 25 January 2003, 00:00 GMT

i thought the MAS could only handle MP3, not MP3Pro.
Comment by Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linusnielsen) - Sunday, 26 January 2003, 13:06 GMT

It can, but it will sound like plain low bitrate MP3, since
it can't understand the extra Pro information in the stream.
Comment by Daniel Stenberg (bagder) - Friday, 31 January 2003, 08:53 GMT

Without proper headers and VBR songs, Rockbox can't do
right. It can only estimate and then it *can* go terribly wrong.