[Ffmpeg-devel] Patch: wav decoder eof handling

Måns Rullgård mru
Wed Jun 28 10:39:45 CEST 2006

Ulrich von Zadow said:
> 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.

No, the main RIFF chunk covers the entire file, so there is a 4GB limit.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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