[Wine] Re: Native mp3 playback winemp3.acm/l3codeca.acm regression?

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Wed Aug 31 15:34:29 CDT 2011

joki wrote:
> Two issues.
> 1. Probable regression in Wine v1.2.2 and 1.2.3 (v 1.2 ok):
> - ACM / native WMP playback not working.
> Tried to upgrade to 1.2.3, then 1.2.2 and they both cause the player (1by1) to hang, nothing written to console.
> Revert back to v1.2 and acm works fine again.
> 2. Bug in Wine v1.3.x:
>  - ACM / native WMP playback (using libmpg123) elapsed track time advances too quickly (nearly two seconds elapse per one second of real mp3 playback).
> For both issues have tried both ALSA and OSS sound drivers via winecfg, Tried wiping ~/.wine.
> Have mpg123 v1.13.3 installed at /usr/lib, where wine expects it.
> My l3codeca.acm is from XP sp3. size 290816, md5sum 452705ac9e4c0dde91a61f0e02292423
> as per "6.11.4. MP3s do not play in Windows Media Player or applications that depend on it" at
> http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-8cfe86e089f8e7aaef0365abb338e3df2da7490e

Not working with native overrides is not a Wine bug. That workaround you are using is for a broken Wine install (lacks libmpg123 and/or winemp3.acm). The real solution is to fix your Wine install. If your distro doesn't provide winemp3.acm in their packages, build it yourself.

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