[vlc-devel] Help read() 1.0-bugfix issue
xxcv07 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 22:52:28 CET 2009
Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Dec 2009 21:39:22 +1100, xxcv <xxcv07 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I can't it doesn't crash at all it simply freeze at the point of 2nd
>> read() called
> Ah, that makes more sense.
>> and this call was never returned and I read from msdn
>> website it described the entered critical section means it is waiting
>> for file to be come ready.
>> I get really confused of the situation on winxp because it is possible
>> in all kind of situations ...
> Lets make things clear - a blocking can only happen in two cases:
> The "normal" case involves VLC reading from a special file, e.g. a file on
> a dead network share, a named pipe with only dead writers, a socket (but
> not on Windows really), or a device file (e.g. CON, LPT1, COM1...).
> If you see this with a local file, then you are in the abnormal case: your
> operating system is just buggy and got stuck in a file system transaction,
> or your hardware is failing.
> But it might also simply be that VLC is stuck in *another* thread. In other
> words, the stack trace is correct as such, but it does not show the correct
I've finally got the problem solved by updating gcc and mingw-w64 to the
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