[vlc-devel] rtsp module : vlc freeze

jboileau jboileau at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 15:16:22 CEST 2008

Yes you are right. The better alternative would be to start a new
thread (and a new instance of libvlc) when the user wants to do
something else, let the first thread waiting for the connection to
finish waiting and only then end it.

Jacques Boileau

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 9:07 AM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <rem at videolan.org> wrote:
> 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.
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