[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/3] ff_put_wav_header: add flag to omit 0 cbSize field

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Mar 19 03:30:10 CET 2014

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 12:40:51AM -0700, Daniel Verkamp wrote:
> For a specific example, see "[FFmpeg-devel] Wave header" thread from
> last year [1].
> -flags +bitexact is still needed to produce "normal" WAV files; it may
> be worth considering whether the INFO tag should be written by
> default.  Clearly tools that don't properly interpret the headers are
> broken, but it is probably better to produce files that work rather
> than files with the mostly-useless-for-WAV encoder information by
> default.

Does the affected software support non-PCM wav files ?

also RIFF does not mandate cbsize for PCM, so ommiting it for PCM
seems perfectly within what the spec says


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