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Bug 681077 - FLAC stream doesn't play
FLAC stream doesn't play
Product: GStreamer
Classification: Platform
Component: gst-plugins-good
Other Linux
: Normal major
: 0.10.31
Assigned To: GStreamer Maintainers
GStreamer Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-08-02 15:16 UTC by Ondra Pelech
Modified: 2012-08-03 11:58 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: 2.91/3.0

Description Ondra Pelech 2012-08-02 15:16:03 UTC
Neither Rhythmbox nor Totem are able to play this FLAC stream (
mplayer works OK; I'm still on Fedora 15):

libavformat file format detected.
[ogg @ 0x37b2ae4c00]Estimating duration from bitrate, this may be inaccurate
[lavf] stream 0: audio (flac), -aid 0
Opening audio decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg/libavcodec audio decoders
AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, s16le, 0.0 kbit/0.00% (ratio: 0->192000)
Selected audio codec: [ffflac] afm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg FLAC audio)
AO: [pulse] 48000Hz 2ch s16le (2 bytes per sample)
Video: no video
Starting playback...
Comment 1 Mark Nauwelaerts 2012-08-03 11:58:29 UTC
commit 8add212ddfca6e27af48d9ebed25fa0fe01ffadc
Author: Mark Nauwelaerts <>
Date:   Fri Aug 3 13:53:44 2012 +0200

    flacdec: improve and relax audio frame parsing
    ... so as to properly recognize first audio frame.