Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439661
Calculates wrong file size
Last modified: 2015-12-06 18:08:04 EST
When saving wave files, it calculates the wrong file size resulting it corrupt
The attached patch fixes this.
It is taken from Debian's bchunk (1.2.0-4)
From Debian's ChangeLog:
+ * Piotr Kaczuba <firstname.lastname@example.org> provided a simpler patch, hence replaced
+ 01-track-size.dpatch with the new one.
+ -- Daniel Baumann <email@example.com> Fri, 8 Sep 2006 20:18:00 +0200
Created attachment 299605 [details]
Debian's patch that fixes the file size calculation
I look for someone to take over the bchunk package.
Are you interested?
There is some serious miscommunication here.
Bug was found and reported on 24th July, 2004 (Debian) with
a revised patch two years later. Still, in over three years in
total, no fix has been released by upstream for this problem or
the several other issues that seem to exist. Package seems to be
I'm officially orphaning this tiny package.
I am adopting this package. I will test the patch this weekend.
You can test it by
bchunk -w test.bin test.cue songname
bchunk will then start extracting the tracks to wave. At the end of the process
bchunk will tell you that the file ended too early.
When you listen to wave files you can hear a small "tick" on track 1, and the
last song ends too early.
With the patch all this is fixed.
If SHNtool could be added to the repository, bchunk could be removed without
anyone missing it. (If anyone would miss it?)
shntool is much superior to bchunk, and it is active maintained.
Here is an example of shntool converting a cue/bin to flac.
shntool split -f "$CUE" -o "flac flac --best -o %f -" -a track "$FLAC"
An argument for removing bchunk regardlessly could be os it support for ripping
Play Station discs, which could be legally questioned.
Ps. Eventhough I opened the bug, I have switched to shntool, and will never look
back again at bchunk.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Given the very low interest in this buggy software, how about that it is removed, rather than shipping a program that doesn't work?
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Request to remove "bchunk" from F-12 devel:
Packager is not reachable (last mail sent on Sat, 4 Jul 2009 11:52:07 +0200 to personal address and Fedora Project alias).
Debian patch applied in devel, and tagged/built successfully:
I will update, tag, and build in release branches now.
bchunk-1.2.0-9.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
bchunk-1.2.0-9.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
Updates submitted! If I don't get negative feedback in 2 weeks or so, they are going to stable.
bchunk-1.2.0-9.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
bchunk-1.2.0-9.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
*** Bug 1288778 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Problem still persist with bchunk-1.2.0-17 (Fedora 23).