[vlc-devel] Deadlock in freetype module

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Mon Aug 18 19:38:11 CEST 2008

Le lundi 18 août 2008 20:01:33 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> Is someone skilled to look at it ?

Well, the report is absolutely right. But the whole issue seems more serious 
than a simple recursive lock. There is a total mess between process and 
instance data in the fontconfig stuff there.

And yes, with this bug, _any_ attempt to use fontconfig _will_ crash VLC.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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