wmoran at potentialtech.com
Mon Jun 30 19:42:59 UTC 2008
In response to Jim <stapleton.41 at gmail.com>:
> > If the files themselves are disappearing, then it could be the directory
> > entry that's getting corrupted.
> The files are there, but their content is corrupted.
Well ... that seems to contradict my theory ...
> > Even if you're
> > not doing it directly, is your mp3 software writing temp or other
> > status files to that directory? If you're curious, you could run your
> > mp3 software under ktrace and then grep the output for file creation
> > and removal syscalls.
> OK. The files are actually FLAC, and I use XMMS. I assume I trace XMMS
> and not the FLAC library? I'll try when I get home. Thanks
Not familiar with the XMMS/FLAC software architecture, so I can't be
sure ... but my guess would be that tracing XMMS is going to catch
any oddities in file creation.
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