[vlc-devel] Application using libvlc crashes

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at free.fr
Sun Mar 16 00:04:07 CET 2008

Quoting jboileau <jboileau at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
> I am getting reproductible crashes using libvlc-control.dll 0.9.0
> (vlc-0.9.0-git-20080310-0003-win32.zip) . This may be in my usage of
> it but I hope someone can help me find a cure. This application runs
> under Windows. I stress it by playing and stopping 6
> libvlc_media_instance_t playing MP3s and 1 libvlc_media_instance_t
> playing an AVI. I start all of them, wait 3 seconds, stop them all,
> wait 3 seconds, ad infinitum. After about 15 minutes I get a crash.
> The last one I got ended with the following messages:

This is a known bug (by me) about input_thread_t. (See my recent post about a
similar crash using media_instance). Basically media_instance is broken until
input_thread_t refcounting is fixed. (No idea when I'll be able to fully fix


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