[Ffmpeg-devel] Patch: wav decoder eof handling

Ulrich von Zadow coder
Wed Jun 28 10:38:16 CEST 2006

Axel Holzinger wrote:
> Hello Michael et al,
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>should be int64_t / uint64_t to avoid a 2gb limit on the file
> this is a good idea, but keep in mind that RIFF is always bound
> to a maximum of 4GB file size, as all sizes in a RIFF file are
> stored in 32 bit values.

There are unsigned 32-bit size values in the file, so each chunk can be up to 4 
gb in length. A multi-chunk wave file could in theory be larger than 4 gb.



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