Bug#541669: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: GStreamer can't decode ADPCM files sampled at 4000 Hz

Arnaud Faucher arnaud.faucher at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 13:09:37 UTC 2009

Package: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg
Version: 0.10.7-1
Severity: normal

I receive phone messages by e-mail from my voip company in the adpcm wav
file format. VLC handle these files well, but not Totem or Rhythmbox.

As of http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=591809, this is an
upstream bug. Can the patch referred in this bug be included in a
specific debian package version ?

Steps to reproduce:
1. Open attached file (08091343.wav: hanging phone) with either Totem or
2. Both programs try to download an ADPCM codec, then fail to play the

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers karmic-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'karmic-updates'), (500, 'karmic-security'), (500,
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.31-5-generic (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_CA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_CA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg depends on:
ii  libavcodec52  4:0.5+svn20090609-1ubuntu3 ffmpeg codec library
ii  libavformat52 4:0.5+svn20090609-1ubuntu3 ffmpeg file format library
ii  libavutil49   4:0.5+svn20090609-1ubuntu3 ffmpeg utility library
ii  libc6         2.10.1-0ubuntu7            GNU C Library: Shared
ii  libglib2.0-0  2.21.4-0ubuntu1            The GLib library of C
ii  libgstreamer- 0.10.24-1                  GStreamer libraries from
the "base
ii  libgstreamer0 0.10.24-1                  Core GStreamer libraries
and eleme
ii  liboil0.3     0.3.16-1ubuntu1            Library of Optimized Inner
ii  libpostproc51 4:0.5+svn20090609-1ubuntu3 ffmpeg video postprocessing
ii  libswscale0   4:0.5+svn20090609-1ubuntu3 ffmpeg video scaling

gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg recommends no packages.

gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg suggests no packages.

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