Package: audacity
Version: 1.3.12-4+b1
Severity: important

I don't know if "open" is the right terminology here, but:

$ file play1*.flac
play1.flac:   FLAC audio bitstream data, 24 bit, stereo, 44.1 kHz, length 
unknown
play1_s.flac: FLAC audio bitstream data, 24 bit, stereo, 44.1 kHz, 225787392 
samples

play1.flac was created with GNOME Sound Recorder. play1_s.flac is a re-coded
version of play1.flac, using the `flac` tool to decode it into WAV then encode
it back into FLAC (`flac -d play1.flac && flac -o play1_s.flac play1.wav`)

The two files are otherwise identical, and both have full functionality when
played in totem (ie. random seek, total length known, etc).

However, audacity can only import the latter and NOT the former. When I try
to import play1.flac, literally nothing happens - not even an error message in
the terminal window that it's being run from.

I imagine it's fairly normal to record something then immediately want to edit
it. Audacity claims FLAC support, yet here it leaves no obvious clue here on
how to proceed. I stumbled upon the re-code tactic by sheer luck.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 
'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages audacity depends on:
ii  audacity-data               1.3.12-4     A fast, cross-platform audio edito
ii  libasound2                  1.0.23-1     shared library for ALSA applicatio
ii  libc6                       2.11.2-2     Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libexpat1                   2.0.1-7      XML parsing C library - runtime li
ii  libflac++6                  1.2.1-2+b1   Free Lossless Audio Codec - C++ ru
ii  libflac8                    1.2.1-2+b1   Free Lossless Audio Codec - runtim
ii  libgcc1                     1:4.4.4-7    GCC support library
ii  libglib2.0-0                2.24.1-1     The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgtk2.0-0                 2.20.1-1     The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libid3tag0                  0.15.1b-10   ID3 tag reading library from the M
ii  libmad0                     0.15.1b-5    MPEG audio decoder library
ii  libogg0                     1.2.0~dfsg-1 Ogg bitstream library
ii  libsamplerate0              0.1.7-3      Audio sample rate conversion libra
ii  libsndfile1                 1.0.21-2     Library for reading/writing audio 
ii  libsoundtouch1c2            1.3.1-2      sound stretching library
ii  libstdc++6                  4.4.4-7      The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libtwolame0                 0.3.12-1     MPEG Audio Layer 2 encoding librar
ii  libvamp-hostsdk3            2.1-1        helper library for Vamp hosts writ
ii  libvorbis0a                 1.3.1-1      The Vorbis General Audio Compressi
ii  libvorbisenc2               1.3.1-1      The Vorbis General Audio Compressi
ii  libvorbisfile3              1.3.1-1      The Vorbis General Audio Compressi
ii  libwxbase2.8-0              2.8.10.1-3   wxBase library (runtime) - non-GUI
ii  libwxgtk2.8-0               2.8.10.1-3   wxWidgets Cross-platform C++ GUI t

Versions of packages audacity recommends:
ii  libavcodec52       5:0.6~svn20100603-0.0 library to encode decode multimedi
ii  libavformat52      5:0.6~svn20100603-0.0 ffmpeg file format library

Versions of packages audacity suggests:
pn  ladspa-plugin                 <none>     (no description available)
ii  libmp3lame0                   3.98.4-0.0 LAME Ain't an MP3 Encoder

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