[vlc-devel] VLC Hanging and directory loading issues

Jonathan Steinert vlc-devel at hachi.kuiki.net
Fri Jan 16 00:40:22 CET 2009

Okay, I've amended this with a trace of all the threads:


I haven't tried the console client enough yet, but maybe the answer is 
here already?

Thanks for looking


Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le samedi 10 janvier 2009 04:36:04 Jonathan Steinert, vous avez écrit :
>> I have an lsof output, vlc -vvv output and an strace of the situation
>> all posted at this address, plus a more recent vlc -vvv output from
>> yesterday.
> There is nothing wrong with the lsof output. From the syscall trace, it would 
> seem the Qt4 UI loop keeps waking up, but that does not explain it not 
> quitting. It is fairly impossible to track the problem down further without a 
> stack trace.
>> I've tried to run vlc under gdb to get a trace and thread list when it
>> occurs but trying to send a break to gdb just ends up killing vlc and
>> then I can get no info.
> Ctrl+Z works fine here.
>> This all works fine on OSX against the same sets of files (large sets,
>> small sets)
> That would point at bugs in the Wx and Qt UIs. Try with the text mode or HTTP 
> interfaces to see if it still happens.

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