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File format (repr(str1)) not understood. Only 'RIFF' and 'RIFX' supported.

Package:
scipy
github stars 8546
Exception Class:
ValueError

Raise code

is_big_endian = False
        fmt = '<I'
    elif str1 == b'RIFX':
        is_big_endian = True
        fmt = '>I'
    else:
        # There are also .wav files with "FFIR" or "XFIR" signatures?
        raise ValueError(f"File format {repr(str1)} not understood. Only "
                         "'RIFF' and 'RIFX' supported.")

    # Size of entire file
    file_size = struct.unpack(fmt, fid.read(4))[0] + 8

    str2 = fid.read(4)
    if str2 != b'WAVE':
        

Comment explaining raise

There are also .wav files with "FFIR" or "XFIR" signatures?

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