binary windows bug

Gildas Bazin gbazin at
Mon Apr 8 09:38:48 CEST 2002

On Sat, 6 Apr 2002 Sigmund Augdal <sigmunau at> wrote:
> On linux it fails to autodetect esd and crashes with:
>INPUT_MAX_ALLOCATION reached (21037056)
>Xlib: unexpected async reply (sequence 0x3fb7)!
>if esd is running and vlc is started without --aout esd

This is a known bug, it happens when vlc spawns a decoder but no output plugin is working to flush the FIFO buffer of the decoder. In this case the FIFO just fills itself up and everything crashes.
(I've seen this happen with both the video and audio decoder).

Thanks for your reports :)


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