[vlc-devel] Race conditions in picture_pool with ffmpeg-mt

Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen beauze.h at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 11:04:34 CET 2011

On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 11:33 PM, Denis Charmet <typx at dinauz.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've seen with the latest releases a lot of assertion failure in picture
> pool (in the Release function line 266).
> I think that ffmpeg-mt get the same picture in two different threads
> causing visual artefacts and then the "assertion failed" when the later
> one releases it.
> I tested with --ffmpeg-thread 1 and the problem disappears.
> Regards,

Hello, I encountered the same problem, worked with --ffmpeg-threads 4
though (instead of the default ffmpeg-threads 8)


Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen

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