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Using MusePack/MPEGplus in XMMS on OS X UNIX
This is currently a topic of discussion at HydrogenAudio, and you should check there for updates. HydrogenAudio takes OS X seriously, and have produced some nice utilities, including an optimized version of the MusePack encoder.

Anyway, a workaround to the problem is to use Fink's mppdec with the Meta plugin from corbac.com. This allows you to write XMMS plugins using external applications. The only caveat is that playback is not truly gapless, and there is no way to seek. I'm using the following shell script as my MPC decoder:

#!/bin/csh
switch ($1)
  case play:
    mppdec "$2" -
    exit 0
  breaksw
  case isOurFile:
    if ( { ( head "$2" | xxd | grep 'MP+' ) } ) then
     ĂŠexit 0
    else
      exit -1
    endif
  breaksw
endsw
exit -1
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