[vlc-devel] Picture freeze bug in libvlc.

Sergey Radionov rsatom at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 05:34:06 CET 2011

And more news:
if build against
(previously I build against
problem was not arrive.

So, I think, it is a bug in libavcodec included in last contrib(20111017,
libavcodec v 53.20.1). I'll try build ffmpeg from git, and test it...

16 ноября 2011 г. 10:04 пользователь Sergey Radionov <rsatom at gmail.com>написал:

> Some news:
> Problem is in libavcodec, or if more exactly in avcodec_decode_video2,
> flow control not returning from there by some unknown reason...
> So the question, can I  build and then debug libavcodec under windows?
> 15 ноября 2011 г. 17:12 пользователь Sergey Radionov <rsatom at gmail.com>написал:
> Yesterday I try test ActiveX from npapi-vlc.git against vlc 1.2 and have
>> found problem:
>> sometimes (50%/50%) video file playing hangs and picture freeze.
>> I try debug and found that problem is somewhere in
>> *src/input/decoder.c:1509* *DecoderDecodeVideo*
>> or descendant functions.
>> I add msg_Dbg("DecoderDecodeVideo start") to begining of function
>> and msg_Dbg("DecoderDecodeVideo end") to end of function/
>> and after some moment "start" arrive, but "end" not arrive, and video
>> output freeze...
>> In addition, it looks like decoder thread (only thread, not application)
>> crashed.
>> But I have not see any exceptions or something similar..
>> I don't understand how it can be... so need help/advise how catch sourse
>> of problem.
>> --
>> With best wishes,
>> Sergey Radionov
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