[mythtv-commits] Ticket #10616: mythtranscode segfaults if called with --fifoinfo

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Wed Apr 25 19:16:43 UTC 2012

#10616: mythtranscode segfaults if called with --fifoinfo
 Reporter:  furti@…                 |          Owner:  beirdo
     Type:  Bug Report - Crash      |         Status:  new
 Priority:  minor                   |      Milestone:  0.25.1
Component:  MythTV - Mythtranscode  |        Version:  0.25-fixes
 Severity:  medium                  |     Resolution:
 Keywords:                          |  Ticket locked:  0
Changes (by danielk):

 * status:  closed => new
 * resolution:  fixed =>


 Gavin, when I saw the QPointer<> fix I suspected there was a deeper
 problem here and there is. A PlayerContext takes ownership of the
 MythPlayer and input RingBuffer, but we're keeping pointers to them in
 Transcode which become invalid as soon as the PlayerContext is deleted.
 I've attached a patch which both manages the PlayerContext pointer and
 makes sure we don't keep any pointers to delete MythPlayer and RingBuffer
 instances around.

 I haven't tested this patch at all. If you would like me to take ownership
 of this ticket let me know, otherwise I'm pretty sure you can use this as

Ticket URL: <http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/10616#comment:9>
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