[lfs-dev] faad and faac

Cheyenne McNutt cheyennemcnutt1997 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 16 20:48:46 PDT 2017


On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 9:59 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am having a problem updating the subject packages,
>
> faac is now version 1.29.7.8 and 1.29.8 has been released.
> faad is now version 2.8.5 and 2.8.6 has been released.
>
> Both build without issue.
>
> The testing procedure uses both packages.
>
> For faac, from the build directory:
>
> ./frontend/faac -o Front_Left.mp4 /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Left.wav
> faad Front_Left.mp4
> aplay Front_Left.wav
>
> for faad, from that package's build directory:
>
> ./frontend/faad -o sample.wav ../sample.aac
> aplay sample.wav
>
> The testing in the book for faad works fine. The aplay command in faac
> appears to work, but does not output any audio.  The existing package
> versions work fine for both packages.
>
> I tried cvlc to play Front_Left.mp4, and it plays fine.  Actually cvlc
> plays Front_Left.wav but truncates the audio to "Front" only. aplay gives
> no audio at all.
>
> These are very easy packages to build as they have no dependencies (other
> than alsa-utils or vlc or some other audio package for testing).  I'd
> appreciate it if someone can test these packages to see if the the results
> are the same.
>
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I'd be willing to give it a shot. I'll have Douglas guide me through it.
It'll likely take a day or two.

Thanks,

Cheyenne
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