[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] rand: only load the random generator algorithm once
remi at remlab.net
Fri Mar 27 08:41:34 CET 2020
Le perjantaina 27. maaliskuuta 2020, 9.34.25 EET Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> On 2020-03-26 17:20, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Le torstaina 26. maaliskuuta 2020, 17.33.37 EET Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> >> According to the documentation:
> >> Because of the number and type of operations that are required to find,
> >> load, and initialize an algorithm provider, the
> >> BCryptOpenAlgorithmProvider
> >> function is a relatively time intensive function. Because of this, we
> >> recommend that you cache any algorithm provider handles that you will use
> >> more than once, rather than opening and closing the algorithm providers
> >> over and over.
> >> We don't release it anymore but it should be released when the process
> >> ends.>
> > So what happens if LibVLC is loaded/unloaded multiple times in the same
> > process?
> The same as the other vlc_once() calls in the core.
vlc_CPU_init() does not leak any resources.
> Anyway I don't think it's good to load/unload libvlc multiple times in
> the same process, since we don't unload the DLLs it loads.
Where? LibVLC unloads plugins before exit.
If something leaks, it's a bug.
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