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  1. #1
    John Moody
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    flac files - time wrong, causes continuous refresh

    Version 5.0.1 did not play my flac files.
    I tried several versions from the nightly builds, they
    all play them.

    Here is the problem.
    The song time runs about 4 times too fast.
    When displaying remaining time; the time counts down
    to -00:00 then jumps to -00:59, when it hits 00:00
    again it displays a double minus (--1:59).

    When the double minus appears, the browser refresh
    timing goes to zero causing continuous refresh. The
    cpu load causes dropouts.

    Any ideas? (I'm using a dual cpu windows box)


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  2. #2
    Dan Sully
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    flac files - time wrong, causes continuous refresh

    * John Moody <moodymz3 (AT) yahoo (DOT) com> shaped the electrons to say...

    > Here is the problem.
    > The song time runs about 4 times too fast.
    > When displaying remaining time; the time counts down
    > to -00:00 then jumps to -00:59, when it hits 00:00
    > again it displays a double minus (--1:59).
    >
    > When the double minus appears, the browser refresh
    > timing goes to zero causing continuous refresh. The
    > cpu load causes dropouts.


    These are known problems - and are being worked on.

    -D
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  3. #3
    Dan Sully
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    flac files - time wrong, causes continuous refresh

    * Dan Sully <daniel (AT) electricrain (DOT) com> shaped the electrons to say...

    > > When the double minus appears, the browser refresh
    > > timing goes to zero causing continuous refresh. The
    > > cpu load causes dropouts.

    >
    > These are known problems - and are being worked on.


    Can you try the cvs build, or tonight's nightly build?

    -D
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  4. #4
    Caleb Epstein
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    flac files - time wrong, causes continuous refresh

    On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 10:07:54PM -0800, Dan Sully wrote:

    > * Dan Sully <daniel (AT) electricrain (DOT) com> shaped the electrons to say...
    >
    > > > When the double minus appears, the browser refresh
    > > > timing goes to zero causing continuous refresh. The
    > > > cpu load causes dropouts.

    > >
    > > These are known problems - and are being worked on.

    >
    > Can you try the cvs build, or tonight's nightly build?


    I'm unfortunately not at my squeeze to check this, but the
    comments and code indicate that wall clock time will be used
    for the counters. What happens when you pause and resume?

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  5. #5
    Dan Sully
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    flac files - time wrong, causes continuous refresh

    * Caleb Epstein <cae (AT) bklyn (DOT) org> shaped the electrons to say...

    > > Can you try the cvs build, or tonight's nightly build?

    >
    > I'm unfortunately not at my squeeze to check this, but the
    > comments and code indicate that wall clock time will be used
    > for the counters. What happens when you pause and resume?


    Exactly what you'd think would happen.

    One bug fixed, another one created. *sigh*.

    -D
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  6. #6
    Caleb Epstein
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    flac files - time wrong, causes continuous refresh

    On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 08:51:16AM -0800, Dan Sully wrote:

    > * Caleb Epstein <cae (AT) bklyn (DOT) org> shaped the electrons to say...
    >
    > > > Can you try the cvs build, or tonight's nightly build?

    > >
    > > I'm unfortunately not at my squeeze to check this, but the
    > > comments and code indicate that wall clock time will be used
    > > for the counters. What happens when you pause and resume?

    >


    > Exactly what you'd think would happen. > One bug fixed,
    > another one created. *sigh*.


    There's also a long-standing problem I have with pause/resume
    not working for FLACs anyway. Maybe half the time I try
    pausing a FLAC file during playback and then resume playing, I
    get nothing but static from the Squeezebox. It seems to be
    more frequent if the pause is short.

    What exactly is the linkage between the FLAC > PCM pipeline
    that is driven by a line from convert.conf and the packets
    that get sent to the Squeezebox, and is it possible for the
    code thats driving the elapsed/remaining time display to know
    more about the state of the Squeeze and keep tabs on where it
    really is in the stream? I think I need to look at the code
    more closely. I assume these bugs would be present for any
    audio that was being streamed via convert.conf -> pcm?

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  7. #7
    Dan Sully
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    flac files - time wrong, causes continuous refresh

    * Caleb Epstein <cae (AT) bklyn (DOT) org> shaped the electrons to say...

    > What exactly is the linkage between the FLAC > PCM pipeline
    > that is driven by a line from convert.conf and the packets
    > that get sent to the Squeezebox, and is it possible for the
    > code thats driving the elapsed/remaining time display to know
    > more about the state of the Squeeze and keep tabs on where it
    > really is in the stream? I think I need to look at the code
    > more closely. I assume these bugs would be present for any
    > audio that was being streamed via convert.conf -> pcm?


    That is correct - see Slim::Player::Source::songTime() and
    Slim::Buttons::Playlist::songTime();

    -D
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