Bug 215104 - istanbul ogg format is not recognized by oggdec, zinf, and others
istanbul ogg format is not recognized by oggdec, zinf, and others
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: istanbul (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jef Spaleta
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
http://www.serviza.com/
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Reported: 2006-11-10 17:42 EST by Tim Jowers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Tim Jowers 2006-11-10 17:42:57 EST
Description of problem:
OGG created with istanbul cannot be played outside of Totem and few others.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
istanbul 0.2.1

How reproducible:
every time on several files so far

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Record a video with istanbul
2. oggdec file.ogg -o file.wav
  
Actual results:
[root@localhost ~]# oggdec example-bash.ogg -o example-ogg.wav
OggDec 1.0.1
ERROR: Failed to open input as vorbis

istanbul is very useful and produces very small files relative to byzanz (gif)
and wink (swf)
Comment 1 Tim Jowers 2006-11-10 17:44:41 EST
Sorry,
The command shoudl ahve been:
[root@localhost ~]# oggdec example-bash.ogg -o example-ogg.wav
OggDec 1.0.1
ERROR: Failed to open input as vorbis
Comment 2 Tim Jowers 2006-11-10 17:45:32 EST
[root@localhost ~]# oggenc -o example-ogg.wav example-bash.ogg
ERROR: Input file "example-bash.ogg" is not a supported format
Comment 3 Jef Spaleta 2006-11-10 20:36:43 EST
why are you trying to decode ogg theora  to wav?

the manpage for oggdev states explicitly that its for ogg vorbis   and doesn't
state that it can work on ogg theora video files.

I'm not sure that what you are attempting to do is even suppose to be supported
by the toolset you are using.  If oggdec is specifically looking for ogg vorbis
then it may not be smart enough to handle an ogg container that has theora video
and vorbis audio streams.

-jef

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