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Brian Abbott, ACA Systems
2005-01-03, 07:02
Thanks Michael, Jason, Michael.

That seems to be 3 / 3 recommending single track 8-(
Pity.

Any views on when / if ever Slimserver will be able to handle multitrack
..cue files robustly?

Cheers

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Brian Abbott

ACA Systems
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michael
2005-01-04, 14:39
"Brian Abbott, ACA Systems" <brian (AT) abbott (DOT) plus.com> writes:

> Thanks Michael, Jason, Michael.
>
> That seems to be 3 / 3 recommending single track 8-(
> Pity.
>
> Any views on when / if ever Slimserver will be able to handle multitrack
> .cue files robustly?

I suppose that depends partially on what you consider robust.
It's not that slim does a bad job of handling cue files, it's just
that the one song per file style is used by a much larger number of
people, and is therefore better tested then the all in one approach.
As a result, there are still a few issues with multitrack files and
cuesheets, although they're mostly pretty minor.

If you already have your discs ripped as a single file with cuesheet,
it's probably not worth the time to go back and split them. If on the
other hand, you're just about to start ripping, and you really want
the least possible hassle, multiple files is really the was to go at
the moment.

That said, all my cds are ripped as single file flacs with embedded
cuesheets, and it works well enough for my everyday use.

-michael

Jeff Coffler
2005-01-04, 14:43
Hi Michael,

> That said, all my cds are ripped as single file flacs with embedded
> cuesheets, and it works well enough for my everyday use.

Do you use EAC to rip? Or something else? Could you briefly go over the
setup, or refer us to a WWW page to ease us in getting this set up with EAC?

I'd very much like to use a single file with cuesheets, but I've yet to find
any information that clearly describes how to configure EAC to do this ...

Thanks!

-- Jeff