[vlc-devel] vlc segmentation fault while playing TV broadcast and switching channel [Full backtraces]

Jean-Paul Saman jean-paul.saman at planet.nl
Sun Nov 4 12:44:04 CET 2007

Rafaël Carré wrote:
> Le Sun, 4 Nov 2007 10:53:23 +0100,
> Gilles Sabourin <gilles.sabourin at free.fr> a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> I wanted to have your advice about this crash, when playing a video
>> stream (mpeg2) and switching channel (freebox TV).
> Looks like a race condition in the freetype code, bitmap or jpsaman can
> you have a look ?
>> vlc #22935 compiled on opensuse 10.2

The problem looks indeed thread related. I pointed out before that the 
way the thread is handled in this module is not safe. Could you try the 
attached patch. It disables the thread.

Recompile and try to reproduce the problem. Please let us know, what the 
result was.

Jean-PauL Saman.
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