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5   <!ENTITY dhsurname   "<surname>Zimmerman</surname>">
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11   <!ENTITY dhemail     "<email>mdz@debian.org</email>">
12   <!ENTITY dhusername  "Matt Zimmerman">
13   <!ENTITY dhucpackage "<refentrytitle>FLAC</refentrytitle>">
14   <!ENTITY dhpackage   "flac">
15
16   <!ENTITY debian      "<productname>Debian GNU/Linux</productname>">
17   <!ENTITY gnu         "<acronym>GNU</acronym>">
18 ]>
19
20 <refentry>
21   <docinfo>
22     <address>
23         &dhemail;
24     </address>
25     <author>
26         &dhfirstname;
27         &dhsurname;
28       </author>
29         <copyright>
30                     <year>2002,2003,2004</year>
31                     <holder>&dhusername;</holder>
32         </copyright>
33             &dhdate;
34         </docinfo>
35   <refmeta>
36       &dhucpackage;
37
38       &dhsection;
39     </refmeta>
40       <refnamediv>
41                    <refname>&dhpackage;</refname>
42
43         <refpurpose>Free Lossless Audio Codec</refpurpose>
44       </refnamediv>
45         <refsynopsisdiv>
46           <cmdsynopsis>
47             <command>flac</command>
48             <arg choice=opt><replaceable>options</replaceable></arg>
49             <group rep=repeat>
50                <arg><replaceable>infile.wav</replaceable></arg>
51                <arg><replaceable>infile.aiff</replaceable></arg>
52                <arg><replaceable>infile.raw</replaceable></arg>
53                <arg>-</arg>
54             </group>
55           </cmdsynopsis>
56           <cmdsynopsis>
57             <command>flac</command>
58             <group>
59                <arg>-d</arg> <arg>--decode</arg>
60                <arg>-t</arg> <arg>--test</arg>
61                <arg>-a</arg> <arg>--analyze</arg>
62             </group>
63             <arg choice=opt><replaceable>OPTIONS</replaceable></arg>
64             <arg choice=opt rep=repeat><replaceable>infile.flac</replaceable></arg>
65           </cmdsynopsis>
66         </refsynopsisdiv>
67         <refsect1>
68           <title>DESCRIPTION</title>
69
70           <para><command>flac</command> is a command-line tool for
71              encoding, decoding, testing and analyzing FLAC streams.
72           </para>
73
74           <para>This manual page was originally written for the &debian;
75             distribution because the original program did not have a
76             manual page.</para>
77
78         </refsect1>
79         <refsect1>
80           <title>OPTIONS</title>
81
82           <para>A summary of options is included below.  For a complete
83           description, see the HTML documentation.</para>
84
85           <refsect2>
86             <title>General Options</title>
87
88             <variablelist>
89               <varlistentry>
90                 <term><option>-v</option>, <option>--version</option>
91                 </term>
92                 <listitem>
93                   <para>Show the flac version number</para>
94                 </listitem>
95               </varlistentry>
96
97               <varlistentry>
98                 <term><option>-h</option>, <option>--help</option>
99                 </term>
100                 <listitem>
101                   <para>Show basic usage and a list of all options</para>
102                 </listitem>
103               </varlistentry>
104
105               <varlistentry>
106                 <term><option>-H</option>, <option>--explain</option>
107                 </term>
108                 <listitem>
109                   <para>Show detailed explanation of usage and all options</para>
110                 </listitem>
111               </varlistentry>
112
113               <varlistentry>
114                 <term><option>-d</option>, <option>--decode</option>
115                 </term>
116                 <listitem>
117                   <para>Decode (the default behavior is to encode)</para>
118                 </listitem>
119               </varlistentry>
120
121               <varlistentry>
122                 <term><option>-t</option>, <option>--test</option>
123                 </term>
124                 <listitem>
125                   <para>Test a flac encoded file (same as -d
126                     except no decoded file is written)</para>
127                 </listitem>
128               </varlistentry>
129
130               <varlistentry>
131                 <term><option>-a</option>, <option>--analyze</option>
132                 </term>
133                 <listitem>
134                   <para>Analyze a FLAC encoded file (same as -d
135                     except an analysis file is written)</para>
136                 </listitem>
137               </varlistentry>
138
139               <varlistentry>
140                 <term><option>-c</option>, <option>--stdout</option>
141                 </term>
142                 <listitem>
143                   <para>Write output to stdout</para>
144                 </listitem>
145               </varlistentry>
146
147               <varlistentry>
148                 <term><option>-s</option>, <option>--silent</option>
149                 </term>
150                 <listitem>
151                   <para>Silent mode (do not write runtime
152                     encode/decode statistics to stderr)</para>
153                 </listitem>
154               </varlistentry>
155
156               <varlistentry>
157                 <term><option>--totally-silent</option>
158                 </term>
159                 <listitem>
160                   <para>Do not print anything of any kind,
161                     including warnings or errors.  The exit
162                     code will be the only way to determine
163                     successful completion.</para>
164                 </listitem>
165               </varlistentry>
166
167               <varlistentry>
168                 <term><option>-f</option>, <option>--force</option>
169                 </term>
170                 <listitem>
171                   <para>Force overwriting of output files.  By default,
172                     flac warns that the output file already exists and
173                     continues to the next file.</para>
174                 </listitem>
175               </varlistentry>
176
177               <varlistentry>
178                 <term><option>-o</option> <replaceable>filename</replaceable>, <option>--output-name</option>=<replaceable>filename</replaceable></term>
179                 <listitem>
180                   <para>Force the output file name (usually flac just
181                     changes the extension).  May only be used when
182                     encoding a single file.  May not be used in
183                     conjunction with --output-prefix.</para>
184                 </listitem>
185               </varlistentry>
186
187               <varlistentry>
188                 <term><option>--output-prefix</option>=<replaceable>string</replaceable></term>
189                 <listitem>
190                   <para>Prefix each output file name with the given
191                     string.  This can be useful for encoding or decoding
192                     files to a different directory.  Make sure if your
193                     string is a path name that it ends with a trailing
194                     `/' (slash).</para>
195                 </listitem>
196               </varlistentry>
197
198               <varlistentry>
199                 <term><option>--delete-input-file</option>
200                 </term>
201                 <listitem>
202                   <para>Automatically delete the input file after a
203                     successful encode or decode.  If there was an
204                     error (including a verify error) the input file
205                     is left intact.</para>
206                 </listitem>
207               </varlistentry>
208
209               <varlistentry>
210                 <term><option>--skip</option>={<replaceable>#</replaceable>|<replaceable>mm:ss.ss</replaceable>}</term>
211                 <listitem>
212                   <para>Skip over the first number of samples of the input.
213                     This works for both encoding and decoding, but not
214                     testing.  The alternative form mm:ss.ss can be used
215                     to specify minutes, seconds, and fractions of a
216                     second.</para>
217                 </listitem>
218               </varlistentry>
219
220               <varlistentry>
221                 <term><option>--until</option>={<replaceable>#</replaceable>|[<replaceable>+</replaceable>|<replaceable>-</replaceable>]<replaceable>mm:ss.ss</replaceable>}</term>
222                 <listitem>
223                   <para>Stop at the given sample number for each input file.
224                     This works for both encoding and decoding, but not testing.
225                     The given sample number is not included in the decoded
226                     output.  The alternative form mm:ss.ss can be used to
227                     specify minutes, seconds, and fractions of a second.  If a
228                     `+' (plus) sign is at the beginning, the --until point is
229                     relative to the --skip point.  If a `-' (minus) sign is at
230                     the beginning, the --until point is relative to end of the
231                     audio.</para>
232                 </listitem>
233               </varlistentry>
234
235               <varlistentry>
236                 <term><option>--ogg</option></term>
237
238                 <listitem>
239                   <para>When encoding, generate Ogg-FLAC output instead
240                     of native-FLAC.  Ogg-FLAC streams are FLAC streams
241                     wrapped in an Ogg transport layer.  The resulting
242                     file should have an '.ogg' extension and will still
243                     be decodable by flac.</para>
244                   <para>When decoding, force the input to be treated as
245                     Ogg-FLAC.  This is useful when piping input from
246                     stdin or when the filename does not end in '.ogg'.</para>
247                 </listitem>
248               </varlistentry>
249
250               <varlistentry>
251                 <term><option>--serial-number</option>=<replaceable>#</replaceable></term>
252
253                 <listitem>
254                   <para>When used with --ogg, specifies the serial number to
255                     use for the first Ogg FLAC stream, which is then
256                     incremented for each additional stream.  When encoding and
257                     no serial number is given, flac uses a random number for
258                     the first stream, then increments it for each additional
259                     stream.  When decoding and no number is given, flac uses
260                     the serial number of the first page.</para>
261                 </listitem>
262               </varlistentry>
263
264             </variablelist>
265           </refsect2>
266
267           <refsect2>
268             <title>Analysis Options</title>
269
270             <variablelist>
271               <varlistentry>
272                 <term><option>--residual-text</option>
273                 </term>
274                 <listitem>
275                   <para>Includes the residual signal in the analysis
276                     file.  This will make the file very big, much
277                     larger than even the decoded file.</para>
278                 </listitem>
279               </varlistentry>
280
281               <varlistentry>
282                 <term><option>--residual-gnuplot</option>
283                 </term>
284                 <listitem>
285                   <para>Generates a gnuplot file for every subframe;
286                     each file will contain the residual distribution
287                     of the subframe.  This will create a lot of
288                     files.</para>
289                 </listitem>
290               </varlistentry>
291
292             </variablelist>
293           </refsect2>
294
295           <refsect2>
296             <title>Decoding Options</title>
297
298             <variablelist>
299               <varlistentry>
300                 <term><option>--cue=[<replaceable>#.#</replaceable>][-[<replaceable>#.#</replaceable>]]</option></term>
301                 <listitem>
302                   <para>Set the beginning and ending cuepoints to decode.
303                     The optional first #.# is the track and index point at
304                     which decoding will start; the default is the beginning
305                     of the stream.  The optional second #.# is the track
306                     and index point at which decoding will end; the default
307                     is the end of the stream.  If the seekpoint does not
308                     exist, the closest one before it (for the start point)
309                     or after it (for the end point) will be used.  If those
310                     don't exist, the start of the stream (for the start
311                     point) or end of the stream (for the end point) will be
312                     used.  The cuepoints are merely translated into sample
313                     numbers then used as --skip and --until.</para>
314                 </listitem>
315               </varlistentry>
316
317             <variablelist>
318               <varlistentry>
319                 <term><option>-F</option>, <option>--decode-through-errors</option>
320                 </term>
321                 <listitem>
322                   <para>By default flac stops decoding with an error
323                     and removes the partially decoded file if it
324                     encounters a bitstream error.  With -F, errors are
325                     still printed but flac will continue decoding to
326                     completion.  Note that errors may cause the decoded
327                     audio to be missing some samples or have silent
328                     sections.</para>
329                 </listitem>
330               </varlistentry>
331
332             </variablelist>
333           </refsect2>
334
335           <refsect2>
336             <title>Encoding Options</title>
337
338             <variablelist>
339               <varlistentry>
340                 <term><option>-V</option>, <option>--verify</option></term>
341
342                 <listitem>
343                   <para>Verify a correct encoding by decoding the
344                     output in parallel and comparing to the
345                     original</para>
346                 </listitem>
347               </varlistentry>
348
349               <varlistentry>
350                 <term><option>--lax</option></term>
351
352                 <listitem>
353                   <para>Allow encoder to generate non-Subset
354                     files.</para>
355                 </listitem>
356               </varlistentry>
357
358               <varlistentry>
359                 <term><option>--replay-gain</option></term>
360
361                 <listitem>
362                   <para>Calculate ReplayGain values and store in
363                     Vorbis comments, similar to vorbisgain.  Title
364                     gains/peaks will be computed for each input
365                     file, and an album gain/peak will be computed
366                     for all files.  All input files must have the
367                     same resolution, sample rate, and number of
368                     channels.  Only mono and stereo files are
369                     allowed, and the sample rate must be one of
370                     8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, or 48
371                     kHz.  Also note that this option may leave a
372                     few extra bytes in a PADDING block as the exact
373                     size of the tags is not known until all files
374                     are processed.  Note that this option cannot be
375                     used when encoding to standard output (stdout).
376                     </para>
377                 </listitem>
378               </varlistentry>
379
380               <varlistentry>
381                 <term><option>--cuesheet</option>=<replaceable>filename</replaceable></term>
382
383                 <listitem>
384                   <para>Import the given cuesheet file and store it in a
385                     CUESHEET metadata block.  This option may only be used
386                     when encoding a single file.  A seekpoint will be added
387                     for each index point in the cuesheet to the SEEKTABLE
388                     unless --no-cued-seekpoints is specified.</para>
389                 </listitem>
390               </varlistentry>
391
392               <varlistentry>
393                 <term><option>--sector-align</option></term>
394
395                 <listitem>
396                   <para>Align encoding of multiple CD format WAVE
397                     files on sector boundaries.  See the HTML
398                     documentation for more information.</para>
399                 </listitem>
400               </varlistentry>
401
402               <varlistentry>
403                 <term><option>-S</option> {<replaceable>#</replaceable>|<replaceable>X</replaceable>|<replaceable>#x</replaceable>|<replaceable>#s</replaceable>}, <option>--seekpoint</option>={<replaceable>#</replaceable>|<replaceable>X</replaceable>|<replaceable>#x</replaceable>|<replaceable>#s</replaceable>}</term>
404
405                 <listitem>
406                   <para>
407                     Include a point or points in a SEEKTABLE.  Using #,
408                     a seek point at that sample number is added.  Using
409                     X, a placeholder point is added at the end of a the
410                     table.  Using #x, # evenly spaced seek points will
411                     be added, the first being at sample 0.  Using #s, a
412                     seekpoint will be added every # seconds (# does not
413                     have to be a whole number; it can be, for example, 9.5,
414                     meaning a seekpoint every 9.5 seconds).  You may use
415                     many -S options; the resulting SEEKTABLE will be the
416                     unique-ified union of all such values.  With no -S
417                     options, flac defaults to '-S 10s'.  Use --no-seektable
418                     for no SEEKTABLE.  Note: '-S #x' and '-S #s' will not
419                     work if the encoder can't determine the input size before
420                     starting.  Note: if you use '-S #' and # is >=
421                     samples in the input, there will be either no seek
422                     point entered (if the input size is determinable
423                     before encoding starts) or a placeholder point (if
424                     input size is not determinable).</para>
425                 </listitem>
426               </varlistentry>
427
428               <varlistentry>
429                 <term><option>-P</option> <replaceable>#</replaceable>, <option>--padding</option>=<replaceable>#</replaceable></term>
430
431                 <listitem>
432                   <para>Tell the encoder to write a PADDING metadata
433                     block of the given length (in bytes) after the
434                     STREAMINFO block.  This is useful if you plan to
435                     tag the file later with an APPLICATION block;
436                     instead of having to rewrite the entire file later
437                     just to insert your block, you can write directly
438                     over the PADDING block.  Note that the total length
439                     of the PADDING block will be 4 bytes longer than
440                     the length given because of the 4 metadata block
441                     header bytes.  You can force no PADDING block at
442                     all to be written with --no-padding.  The encoder
443                     writes a PADDING block of 4096 bytes by default.
444                     </para>
445                 </listitem>
446               </varlistentry>
447
448               <varlistentry>
449                 <term><option>-T</option> <replaceable>FIELD=VALUE</replaceable>, <option>--tag</option>=<replaceable>FIELD=VALUE</replaceable></term>
450
451                 <listitem>
452                   <para>Add a Vorbis comment.  The comment must adhere
453                     to the Vorbis comment spec; i.e. the FIELD must
454                     contain only legal characters, terminated by an
455                     'equals' sign.  Make sure to quote the comment if
456                     necessary.  This option may appear more than once
457                     to add several comments.  NOTE: all tags will be
458                     added to all encoded files.</para>
459                 </listitem>
460               </varlistentry>
461
462               <varlistentry>
463                 <term><option>-b</option> <replaceable>#</replaceable>, <option>--blocksize</option>=<replaceable>#</replaceable></term>
464
465                 <listitem>
466                   <para>Specify the block size in samples.  The
467                     default is 1152 for -l 0, else 4608; must be one of
468                     192, 576, 1152, 2304, 4608, 256, 512, 1024, 2048,
469                     4096, 8192, 16384, or 32768 (unless --lax is used)</para>
470                 </listitem>
471               </varlistentry>
472
473               <varlistentry>
474                 <term><option>-m</option>, <option>--mid-side</option></term>
475
476                 <listitem>
477                   <para>Try mid-side coding for each frame (stereo
478                     input only)</para>
479                 </listitem>
480               </varlistentry>
481
482               <varlistentry>
483                 <term><option>-M</option>, <option>--adaptive-mid-side</option></term>
484
485                 <listitem>
486                   <para>Adaptive mid-side coding for all frames (stereo
487                     input only)</para>
488                 </listitem>
489               </varlistentry>
490
491               <varlistentry>
492                 <term><option>-0</option>..<option>-8</option>, <option>--compression-level-0</option>..<option>--compression-level-8</option></term>
493
494                 <listitem>
495                   <para>Fastest compression..highest compression
496                     (default is -5).  These are synonyms for other
497                     options:</para>
498
499                   <variablelist>
500                     <varlistentry>
501                       <term><option>-0</option>, <option>--compression-level-0</option></term>
502
503                       <listitem>
504                         <para>Synonymous with -l 0 -b 1152 -r 2,2
505                           </para>
506                       </listitem>
507                     </varlistentry>
508
509                     <varlistentry>
510                       <term><option>-1</option>, <option>--compression-level-1</option></term>
511
512                       <listitem>
513                         <para>Synonymous with -l 0 -b 1152 -M -r 2,2
514                           </para>
515                       </listitem>
516                     </varlistentry>
517
518                     <varlistentry>
519                       <term><option>-2</option>, <option>--compression-level-2</option></term>
520
521                       <listitem>
522                         <para>Synonymous with -l 0 -b 1152 -m -r 3
523                           </para>
524                       </listitem>
525                     </varlistentry>
526
527                     <varlistentry>
528                       <term><option>-3</option>, <option>--compression-level-3</option></term>
529
530                       <listitem>
531                         <para>Synonymous with -l 6 -b 4608 -r 3,3
532                           </para>
533                       </listitem>
534                     </varlistentry>
535
536                     <varlistentry>
537                       <term><option>-4</option>, <option>--compression-level-4</option></term>
538
539                       <listitem>
540                         <para>Synonymous with -l 8 -b 4608 -M -r 3,3
541                           </para>
542                       </listitem>
543                     </varlistentry>
544
545                     <varlistentry>
546                       <term><option>-5</option>, <option>--compression-level-5</option></term>
547
548                       <listitem>
549                         <para>Synonymous with -l 8 -b 4608 -m -r 3,3
550                           </para>
551                       </listitem>
552                     </varlistentry>
553
554                     <varlistentry>
555                       <term><option>-6</option>, <option>--compression-level-6</option></term>
556
557                       <listitem>
558                         <para>Synonymous with -l 8 -b 4608 -m -r 4
559                           </para>
560                       </listitem>
561                     </varlistentry>
562
563                     <varlistentry>
564                       <term><option>-7</option>, <option>--compression-level-7</option></term>
565
566                       <listitem>
567                         <para>Synonymous with -l 8 -b 4608 -m -e -r 6
568                           </para>
569                       </listitem>
570                     </varlistentry>
571
572                     <varlistentry>
573                       <term><option>-8</option>, <option>--compression-level-8</option></term>
574
575                       <listitem>
576                         <para>Synonymous with -l 12 -b 4608 -m -e -r 6
577                           </para>
578                       </listitem>
579                     </varlistentry>
580                   </variablelist>
581
582                 </listitem>
583
584               </varlistentry>
585
586               <varlistentry>
587                 <term><option>--fast</option></term>
588
589                 <listitem>
590                   <para>Fastest compression.  Currently
591                     synonymous with -0.</para>
592                 </listitem>
593               </varlistentry>
594
595               <varlistentry>
596                 <term><option>--best</option></term>
597
598                 <listitem>
599                   <para>Highest compression.  Currently
600                     synonymous with -8.</para>
601                 </listitem>
602               </varlistentry>
603
604               <varlistentry>
605                 <term><option>-e</option>, <option>--exhaustive-model-search</option></term>
606
607                 <listitem>
608                   <para>Do exhaustive model search
609                     (expensive!)</para>
610                 </listitem>
611               </varlistentry>
612
613               <varlistentry>
614                 <term><option>-l</option> <replaceable>#</replaceable>, <option>--max-lpc-order</option>=<replaceable>#</replaceable></term>
615
616                 <listitem>
617                   <para>Set the maximum LPC order; 0 means use only the fixed predictors</para>
618                 </listitem>
619               </varlistentry>
620
621               <varlistentry>
622                 <term><option>-p</option>, <option>--qlp-coeff-precision-search</option></term>
623
624                 <listitem>
625                   <para>Do exhaustive search of LP coefficient
626                     quantization (expensive!).  Overrides -q;
627                     does nothing if using -l 0</para>
628                 </listitem>
629               </varlistentry>
630
631               <varlistentry>
632                 <term><option>-q</option> <replaceable>#</replaceable>, <option>--qlp-coeff-precision</option>=<replaceable>#</replaceable></term>
633
634                 <listitem>
635                   <para>Precision of the quantized linear-predictor
636                     coefficients, 0 => let encoder decide (min is 5,
637                     default is 0)</para>
638                 </listitem>
639               </varlistentry>
640
641               <varlistentry>
642                 <term><option>-r</option> [<replaceable>#</replaceable>,]<replaceable>#</replaceable>, <option>--rice-partition-order</option>=[<replaceable>#</replaceable>,]<replaceable>#</replaceable></term>
643
644                 <listitem>
645                   <para>Set the [min,]max residual partition order
646                     (0..16). min defaults to 0 if unspecified.  Default
647                     is -r 3,3.</para>
648                 </listitem>
649               </varlistentry>
650
651             </variablelist>
652
653           </refsect2>
654           <refsect2>
655             <title>Format Options</title>
656
657             <variablelist>
658               <varlistentry>
659                 <term><option>--endian</option>={<replaceable>big</replaceable>|<replaceable>little</replaceable>}</term>
660
661                 <listitem>
662                   <para>Set the byte order for samples</para>
663                 </listitem>
664               </varlistentry>
665
666               <varlistentry>
667                 <term><option>--channels</option>=<replaceable>#</replaceable></term>
668
669                 <listitem>
670                   <para>Set number of channels.</para>
671                 </listitem>
672               </varlistentry>
673
674               <varlistentry>
675                 <term><option>--bps</option>=<replaceable>#</replaceable></term>
676
677                 <listitem>
678                   <para>Set bits per sample.</para>
679                 </listitem>
680               </varlistentry>
681
682               <varlistentry>
683                 <term><option>--sample-rate</option>=<replaceable>#</replaceable></term>
684
685                 <listitem>
686                   <para>Set sample rate (in Hz).</para>
687                 </listitem>
688               </varlistentry>
689
690               <varlistentry>
691                 <term><option>--sign</option>={<replaceable>signed</replaceable>|<replaceable>unsigned</replaceable>}</term>
692
693                 <listitem>
694                   <para>Set the sign of samples (the default is signed).</para>
695                 </listitem>
696               </varlistentry>
697
698               <varlistentry>
699                 <term><option>--force-aiff-format</option></term>
700
701                 <listitem>
702                   <para>Force the decoder to output AIFF format.  This option
703                     is not needed if the output filename (as set by -o) ends
704                     with <filename>.aiff</filename>.  Also, this option has no
705                     effect when encoding since input AIFF is auto-detected.</para>
706                 </listitem>
707               </varlistentry>
708
709               <varlistentry>
710                 <term><option>--force-raw-format</option></term>
711
712                 <listitem>
713                   <para>Force input (when encoding) or output (when decoding)
714                     to be treated as raw samples (even if filename ends
715                     in <filename>.wav</filename>).</para>
716                 </listitem>
717               </varlistentry>
718
719             </variablelist>
720           </refsect2>
721
722           <refsect2>
723             <title>Negative Options</title>
724
725             <variablelist>
726               <varlistentry>
727                 <term><option>--no-adaptive-mid-side</option></term>
728                 <term><option>--no-decode-through-errors</option></term>
729                 <term><option>--no-delete-input-file</option></term>
730                 <term><option>--no-exhaustive-model-search</option></term>
731                 <term><option>--no-lax</option></term>
732                 <term><option>--no-mid-side</option></term>
733                 <term><option>--no-ogg</option></term>
734                 <term><option>--no-padding</option></term>
735                 <term><option>--no-qlp-coeff-precision-search</option></term>
736                 <term><option>--no-residual-gnuplot</option></term>
737                 <term><option>--no-residual-text</option></term>
738                 <term><option>--no-sector-align</option></term>
739                 <term><option>--no-seektable</option></term>
740                 <term><option>--no-silent</option></term>
741                 <term><option>--no-verify</option></term>
742                 <listitem>
743                   <para>These flags can be used to invert the sense
744                     of the corresponding normal option.</para>
745                 </listitem>
746               </varlistentry>
747             </variablelist>
748
749           </refsect2>
750
751         </refsect1>
752           <refsect1>
753             <title>SEE ALSO</title>
754
755             <para>metaflac(1).</para>
756
757             <para>The programs are documented fully by HTML format
758               documentation, available in
759               <filename>/usr/share/doc/flac/html</filename> on
760                 &debian; systems.</para>
761           </refsect1>
762           <refsect1>
763             <title>AUTHOR</title>
764
765             <para>This manual page was written by &dhusername; &dhemail; for
766               the &debian; system (but may be used by others).</para>
767
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773             of the license can be found under
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775
776         </refsect1>
777       </refentry>
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