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Re: foo_sid

Reply #150
May I make a feature request?  An option to double the song length value specified by the database text file.  Silence detection and fade outs after the loops would be nice too, but you've done enough for us already.  Thanks again for the great plugin!

Re: foo_sid

Reply #151
As of HVSC #71, the Songlengths.txt file has been removed and replaced with the new Songlengths.md5 format. Any plans to add support for this new format?

Re: foo_sid

Reply #152
Seconding this request. Please add new songlengths format compatibility to sidplay.

DRS
-- Dean-Ryan Stone

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Reply #153
Hello, I downloaded the .sid files for Modern Love Classics by MultiStyle Labs from here: http://csdb.dk/release/?id=157489
They play fine in SidPlay 2.6 but they come up with a missing or corrupted file error in Foobar2000 with the foo_sid plugin.
I posted in this thread nearly 2 years ago; having changed absolutely nothing (not even the location of the files!) I attempted to play the .sid files again and mysteriously they work now!

However, I have a new problem. The audio quality of playback is quite poor, marked by significant crackling and popping -- playback in SidPlay 2.6 has no such problem. I went ahead and updated my foo_sid component to 1.43 from 1.42, but it didn't make any difference. Is it possibly something I have configured wrong? I don't have any other SID-capable plugins installed, by the way. (Also, I never responded to your reply to my initial post because this old forum account was set up with my old e-mail address that I no longer have access to! I've fixed that now, hehe.)

I have no particular nostalgia for the C64 or SID music; these are the only SID files I have and the only things I've ever used SidPlay or foo_sid with, so I don't know much about the trappings of this topic. Apologies if I come off particularly ignorant.

I've attached one of the SID files from the (album? musicdisk? demo?) to this post. I can produce audio recordings if necessary.

Re: foo_sid

Reply #154
Verified that this does not occur with upstream v2.0.1. I'll have to rebase my source around that.

Re: foo_sid

Reply #155
Bump: Enjoy the new sidplayfp, and new HVSC Songlengths.md5 support, using the upstream INI parser and database code.

Re: foo_sid

Reply #156
Outstanding, thank you!!

Edit:
I think I've found a bug. I went into the sidplay config and set the songlengths DB to the correct file (songlengths.md5)
When I did this, all the tracks from the HVSC that I tried, played fine.

I then tried playing a separate SID file, not in the HVSC or its folder hierarchy, and f2k immediately threw this error:

Decoding failure at 0:00.000 (Overflow):
"M:\C64Music\ALBINO_4.sid" / index: 1

Console shows:
Opening track for playback: "M:\C64Music\ALBINO_4.sid" / index: 1
Unable to open item for playback (Overflow):
"M:\C64Music\ALBINO_4.sid" / index: 1

I went in and removed the Songlengths.md5 file from the config (ie I cleared the box) and saved config.
The separate file played fine after that. Put the songlengths file back in and it once again throws an error.

It seems that if a file isn't listed in the provided songlengths.md5 file then it can't be played.
FWIW this is the SID I'm trying to play: http://deepsid.chordian.net/?file=SID%20Happens/Albino_4.sid

Cheers
DRS
-- Dean-Ryan Stone

Re: foo_sid

Reply #157
Whoops, I misread how the built-in database code returns errors for unlisted songs. This is fixed now.

Re: foo_sid

Reply #158
Getting a crash on 1.49 when trying to just do a regular seek. Happens on any SID I play. Crash logs attached.

Dhry
-- Dean-Ryan Stone

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Reply #159
This should be fixed now. I was pointlessly using a fast forward function that apparently had no quantifiable effect on the player.

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Reply #160
This should be fixed now. I was pointlessly using a fast forward function that apparently had no quantifiable effect on the player.
Works great now, thank you!
-- Dean-Ryan Stone

Re: foo_sid

Reply #161
Hi Kode. Tried to post this as an issue on your git but it requires a signin and there doesn't appear to be the ability to create a new account on there.

If it's absolutely not possible to do this, then so be it - but I wonder if it's possible to allow SID tracks to be tagged with ratings? When I try I get this error:

Could not update tags (Tagging of this file format is not supported) on:
"D:\HVSC\MUSICIANS\J\Jammer\Club_Stylier.sid" / index: 1

Not sure if that's a limitation of foobar itself or not. Would love to be able to rate these tracks like I do with regular MP3 or OGG.

Cheers
Dhry
-- Dean-Ryan Stone

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Reply #162
Try Case's external tags plugin, it should make this universally possible with untaggable formats, or formats which wouldn't support flexible tagging.

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Reply #163
Try Case's external tags plugin, it should make this universally possible with untaggable formats, or formats which wouldn't support flexible tagging.

Man, that is PERFECT. Thanks for letting me know about it.

Dhry
-- Dean-Ryan Stone

 
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