[vlc-devel] [PATCH 00/10] Item browsing system

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue May 27 04:13:26 CEST 2014

Le 2014-05-27 03:09, Romain Vimont a écrit :
> Hi Rémi,
> Le lundi 26 mai 2014 à 18:09 +0800, Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
>> I don't see why that needs a thread in the core. It sounds like 
>> reproducing
>> the design bug of the input/demux loop, which often causes the input 
>> thread
>> to lock up, e.g. on Stop.
> Could you precise your understanding of this bug, please?

There are no ways to unwind the input thread in a timely fashion when a 
new input control requests is posted. This is most obvious for STOP, but 
SEEK is even worst.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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