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