[mythtv] Another strange frontend hang
warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Oct 23 20:20:03 EDT 2003
Kenneth Aafl°y <ke-aa at frisurf.no> writes:
> Derek Atkins <warlord at MIT.EDU> writes:
> > FTR, I just found (and fixed) a logic bug in avformatdecoder.cpp (the
> > patch was just applied to CVS -- thanks Isaac). I _think_ this fixes
> > the problem now. At least I haven't been able to reproduce this
> > problem with ANY of my test case shows.
> Great, but didn't you fix that in the race patch previously posted to
> this thread?
Nope. Turns out it didn't catch all the problems, just some of them.
I still caught some hangs even with this patch applied; and Isaac
applied a race fix that still didn't help. So, no, it didn't solve
> Strange that I don't see this, as it has worked perfectly here for a
> long time (before the race patch even). But then again, I just had a
> couple of fans thrash one of my raid disks :)
Lots of people apparantly don't see it. Isaac certainly never has.
But I had one file that exhibited the problem 100% of the time. I
reduced that to _some_ of the time with a few other changes, but now I
can't reproduce it anymore once the avformatdecoder logic bug was
Granted, there still may be issues burried in there....
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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