[Alsaplayer-devel]not playing some .wavs

Andy Lo A Foe andy@alsaplayer.org
Fri, 7 Sep 2001 12:38:50 +0200


On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 12:55:03PM +0900, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> Just tried to play some wavs that I have made. I get this from 
> alsaplayer-alpha1:
> 
> ----
> APLAY: Cannot identify WAV
> APLAY: main_chunk = 46464952 -> 46464952
> APLAY: chunk_type = 45564157 -> 45564157
> APLAY: sub_chunk = 20746d66 -> 20746d66
> APLAY: data_chunk = 61640000 -> 61746164
> 
> Open() has failed......

The WAV plugin is pretty ancient. I must confess that I rarely use it
myself. The audiofile plugin might provide better WAV support. You need
to specify --enable-audiofile during configure to build this plugin
since it's disabled by default.

I'll try updating the WAV plugin.

Regards,
Andy