[FFmpeg-devel] [BUG] Artist and Track Number not converted from flac to mp3

Justin Ruggles justin.ruggles
Fri May 29 23:01:11 CEST 2009

Aurelien Jacobs wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:19:48AM -0400, Justin Ruggles wrote:
>> Ramiro Polla wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:11 PM, Justin Ruggles
>>> <justin.ruggles at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Ramiro Polla wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 7:18 PM, Patrice Bensoussan
>>>>> <patrice.bensoussan at free.fr> wrote:
>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>> It seems that the Artist and Track Number info is lost when converting from
>>>>>> flac to mp3. Sample file uploaded in
>>>>>> /MPlayer/incoming/MissingTagsWhenConvertingFLAC
>>>>>> ffmpeg -i TrackAndArtistMissingAferConversionToMP3.flac -map_meta_data 0:0
>>>>>> file.mp3
>>>>>> (same issue when converting to m4a). I tried to have a quick look at the
>>>>>> code, but couldn't find out what the problem is... if anyone can help and
>>>>>> have some time...
>>>>> I have this patch in my tree that for some reason hasn't ever been
>>>>> submitted. Could you test and see if it still works?
>>>> Thanks.  I didn't know that was required.  Is that documented somewhere?
>>> I have no idea. I just found them on a bunch of files I wanted to convert...
>>>> Also, wouldn't the ogg demuxer need to use the same mapping?  If so, it
>>>> could be put in oggparsevorbis.c/oggdec.h and used in both demuxers.
>>> It looks like so, but I don't really want to work on this patch (I
>>> guess that's why I hadn't submitted it), so whoever applies it can
>>> decide where it fits best.
>> Well, seeing as how I maintain the FLAC demuxer, I'll pick it up.  Here
>> is a modified version of Ramiro's patch.
> metadata_conv should also be set for ogg and flac muxers.
> Except that, patch is OK.

We don't have a vorbiscomment writer.  Should the metadata_conv stuff be
added to the muxers anyway?


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