Bug 495272 - Xine skips the first few seconds of flac songs
Xine skips the first few seconds of flac songs
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xine-lib (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Aurelien Bompard
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Reported: 2009-04-10 22:34 EDT by Peter Fernandes
Modified: 2009-04-11 04:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-11 04:45:48 EDT
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Description Peter Fernandes 2009-04-10 22:34:34 EDT
Description of problem:
Using Xine or Amarok using the Xine backend, playback of the beginning (as much as fifteen seconds or so) of some songs is skipped.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.1.16.3

How reproducible:
Consistently


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Begin listening to a playlist in Amarok or Xine
2. The skips should become apparent after repeating some songs
  
Actual results:
The first few seconds of some songs is skipped

Expected results:
Songs play normally

Additional info:
I'm not sure if this is dependent on whether the song has been played before or not; but according to this url (http://bugs.xine-project.org/show_bug.cgi?id=225), a reboot fixes it temporarily.  Also, I've noticed that Amarok randomly (or so it seems) skips playlist entries. eg. It will play a few songs in the correct linear order, then skip one or two.  I'm not sure if these two bugs are related.
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2009-04-10 23:04:56 EDT
This is just for flac files, as per the upstream report you referenced?
Comment 2 Peter Fernandes 2009-04-10 23:42:32 EDT
Yes, just flacs.
Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2009-04-11 04:45:48 EDT
Adjusting summary, we'll continue to track this in the aforementioned upstream xine-lib report.  Thanks.

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