[CentOS] Stripping silent periods from MP3s

Mon Dec 13 11:01:23 UTC 2010
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

From: Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net>

> I'm on Centos 5.5, and would like to use sox to strip out 
> any periods of  silence > 5 seconds from a batch mp3 audio 
> files.
> Googling I found  sox, but it does not seem to support mp3 
> files by default.

I don't think it is autodetected at runtime.
You might have to recompile the src.rpm...