[PATCH] Output AAC as M4A with metadata tags

Shevek shevek at shevek.co.uk
Fri Apr 1 07:24:49 EDT 2011

On 1 April 2011 11:54, dinkypumpkin <dinkypumpkin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1 Apr 2011, at 11:11, Roger Burton West wrote:
>> I don't have scope to test this in place, but broadly speaking I would
>> expect you could get away with something like this. Set up @cmd1 and
>> @cmd2 to be the first and second system() calls, then:
>> my $buffersize=1024*4096;
>> open(INPUT,'-|', at cmd1); # or report the error
>> binmode INPUT;
> [snip]
> I would suggest writing to an intermediate AAC file instead of using a pipe.  That way, if something goes wrong, the AAC artefact is left available for debugging.  Just remove upon successful creation of m4a file.
> _______________________________________________

which is what my original patch did :D

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