[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] video_filter/scene.c: write pictures in a separate thread.

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at videolan.org
Thu May 10 16:20:39 CEST 2012

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 4:12 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 10 May 2012 14:44:17 +0200, Jean-Paul Saman <jpsaman at videolan.org>
> wrote:
>>> With luck, VLC will it get OOM-killed. Without it, the whole system
> will
>>> crash under heavy load.
>> I could set a cap on the fifo, but how large should it then be?
> In my view, the use of FIFO is altogether wrong.
>>> Also I think the state machine can get into a deadlock now.
>> Where do you think the deadlock is then? It did not run into it when
>> testing this entire morning.
> To be honest, the implicit reliance by the VLC project on volunteers to
> perform code reviews demotivates and annoys me, even more so in challenging
> economical times.
> On top of that, you have been active longer than I have, and you are a
> commercial developer. I don't think *your* customer(s) deserve *my* time
> and expertise.

FYI this is volunteer work. It is not backed by money.

> Please figure it out yourself.

Kind Regards,
Jean-Paul Saman

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