cmus not detecting m4a files

Chris Jones jonesc at
Mon Dec 16 09:20:33 PST 2013

Did you enable any of the optional variants ?

macmini ~ > port variants cmus
cmus has the variants:
    aac: Support aac files
    flac: Support flac files
    mikmod: Support mod files
    mpc: Support musepack files

in particular, if you haven't already try reinstalling with aac support.


On 16/12/13 17:11, Jeff Friedman wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have some m4a files in my iTunes library and cmus doesn't detect
> these.   I installed faad2 and mp4v2 and it hasn't made any difference
> (cmus was installed before these).
> Just wondering if anyone can help?  Unfortunately I can't give more
> information in the way of error messages as there doesn't seem to be
> any.  All my ports are up to date.
> Best wishes,
> Jeff
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