DSD files cannot be played from the network
Attempting to play DSD files through
souphttpsrc does not work and fails with an "Internal data stream error". It fails for a manually constructed pipeline as well as for pipelines constructed by
None of the commands below work:
$ gst-launch-1.0 souphttpsrc location='http://www.lindberg.no/hires/test/2L-056_04_stereo_DSD64.dsf' ! avdemux_dsf ! avdec_dsd_lsbf_planar ! audioconvert ! audioresample ! pulsesink $ gst-launch-1.0 playbin3 audio-sink=pulsesink uri='http://www.lindberg.no/hires/test/2L-056_04_stereo_DSD64.dsf' $ gst-launch-1.0 playbin3 audio-sink=alsasink uri='http://www.lindberg.no/hires/test/2L-056_04_stereo_DSD64.dsf' $ gst-launch-1.0 playbin3 ring-buffer-max-size=5242880 audio-sink=pulsesink uri='http://www.lindberg.no/hires/test/2L-056_04_stereo_DSD64.dsf'
This and other DSD files can be played when downloaded and played from a local file system.
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