[Matroska-devel] Bug in mkWDclean?

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Tue Aug 31 21:19:04 CEST 2010


Hi Alan,

Thanks for the report. I see an issue with a large file here. It doesn't
seem to be immediatly related to the 2 GB limit (as it happens before). But
I will investigate and post a fix when I have one.

Steve

On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 5:48 PM, Alan <alan at ebenholz.co.uk> wrote:

>  Hi folks,
>
> I seem to have found a bug in the latest versions of the mkWDclean tool -
> the Windows 32-bit version, running under Windows XP.
>
> Releases 0.5.4 and 0.5.5 both stop processing when the output file gets
> close to 2Gb in size. However, version 0.5.3 works OK.
>
> The 0.5.4 and 0.5.5 versions of the mkclean tool do not have this error -
> but these don't address the "compressed header / media player compatibility"
> issue.
>
> From my dark and distant programming past, I suspect versions 0.5.4 and
> 0.5.5 of mkWDclean.exe may have been compiled using a library that doesn't
> support writing file sizes greater than 2Gb.
>
> Incidentally, the program doesn't crash or give an error message. It just
> finishes showing the phase 2/2 status as a percentage less than 100%.
>
> I hope this helps - and thanks for a very useful tool!
>
> Alan
>
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