[vlc-devel] libvlc_MediaMetaChanged event being sent too soon

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at free.fr
Sat Jul 10 17:33:02 CEST 2010

On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 1:17 AM, Jason Butler <jbutler at hcn-inc.com> wrote:
> I am using libvlc 1.1.0 to play an audio steam on Linux. I want to get the
> title, album, and artist every time the track changes so I am hooking up a
> callback function to the libvlc_MediaMetaChanged event. The problem is when
> the stream starts playing the libvlc_MediaMetaChanged event is sent serveral
> times before all the track meta data is valid. If I call
>  libvlc_media_get_meta(m,libvlc_meta_Artist), or
> libvlc_media_get_meta(m,libvlc_meta_Album) too soon then I get a segment
> fault.

This is clearly a bug in the implementation that needs fixing. Do you
have a backtrace?


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