[CM] snd infinite recursion

meino.cramer at gmx.de meino.cramer at gmx.de
Thu Oct 23 19:43:44 PDT 2008

Hi Bill,

 this time: GOOD NEWS! No scrolling til the end of time!

 Thank you very much for the fix!!!

 Kind regards and have a nice weekend
 Meino Cramer

Bill Schottstaedt <bil at ccrma.Stanford.EDU> [08-10-24 03:49]:
> > The bug is still there. sorry for the bad news... ;-/ 
> Hmm -- I wonder if sox wrote a messed up "wave" file -- you
> mentioned that the mp3 original was 570 MBytes, and you translated
> it with sox.  I tried a similar sequence and got a wave file with 
> bogus data sizes -- the truncation sent my chunk seeker into
> some random place in the file, it found a negative number for
> the next chunk's size, and we're in another loop (sigh).  I added
> more error checking to the header reader -- the current Snd
> is worth another try.  
> (wave file headers only accommodate 32 bits of bytes, so it's
> easy to overflow).

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