[vlc-devel] [PATCH] libvlc: help debug object references remaining in debug builds

Steve Lhomme robux4 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 17:20:07 CEST 2018

Now with vlc_list it's impossible to see anything with the debugger.

On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 6:02 PM Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> On Friday 23 October 2015 17:31:14 David Fuhrmann wrote:
> > Actually, I tried already multiple times to get that information via a
> > debugger and failed always (probably because of compiler optimizations).
> Everytime I have hit that assert, I was able to walk down the VLC object tree
> in GDB...
> > So
> > some more debug output would be certainly useful.
> The object tree is already available in RC ("tree") and in Qt. If you stop the
> playback, it´s pretty obvious which ones are leaked. I don´t know about MacOS,
> but I don´t see the point in adding a log message that is more likely to get
> lost - given it occurs right before an assertion failure or the process exit.
> --
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
> http://www.remlab.net/
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