[vlc-devel] Application using libvlc crashes
jboileau at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 03:11:50 CET 2008
One last thing Pierre, since this may take a while, is there a ticket opened
for this? If yes, please let me know the number so I can monitor it and grab
the nightly build whenever it is fix.
On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 10:01 PM, jboileau <jboileau at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Pierre! This info is very valuable. At least I know what is
> happening, what a relief! I have been trying to figure this one out for many
> As a temporary measure, would releasing and recreating a new media
> instance for every play help? Or even more, releasing and recreating
> everything even the libvlc_instance on every play? Would that reset
> refcounting to zero and hide the problem?
> Thaks for your help!
> Jacques Boileau
> On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 7:04 PM, Pierre d'Herbemont <pdherbemont at free.fr>
> > 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
> > that).
> > Pierre.
> Jacques Boileau
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