[vlc-devel] rtsp module : vlc freeze

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Fri Sep 26 15:07:21 CEST 2008

Le vendredi 26 septembre 2008 14:46:52 jboileau, vous avez écrit :
> Hi Ross,
> Great to hear! I have an application built on libvlc that exhibit
> freeze up when we try to play an rtsp stream that is unavailable. Our
> only option it seemed would be to put this in a thread that we could
> kill when waiting for too long. Quite ugly I think.

It's not just ugly. It won't work. VLC will unmap the live555 plugin. The 
whole process will crash when live555 eventually wakes up with a dangling 
Program Counter.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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