[mythtv-users] Xine-UI 0.99.6 exit issue?

Nick Ellson grimm at nickellson.com
Tue Jul 13 14:26:26 UTC 2010

I noticed it was gone too from portage, how'd you resurrect it?  I have an overlay, and have gone "forward" a rev or two from portage, but not backward.

I'll follow your bug with xine then, and see where that takes you. Thanks so much!


Nick Ellson - from iPhone
CCIE #20018
Network Hobbyist
"Educating Layer 8, one user at a time."

On Jul 13, 2010, at 6:44 AM, Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 6:17 PM, Nick Ellson <grimm at nickellson.com> wrote:
>> I took the plunge and updated my two Myth Frontends from .21 to what ever
>> was latest as of a week ago. I use Gentoo as my distro, so basically upaded
>> everything (Including Xine-UI).
>> I use Xine as my external video player for .iso files, as the internal is
>> still very jerky on my systems. (Using nVidia MB with nVidia binary drivers)
>> When Xine upgraded, it stopped exiting cleanly with Lirc or even the "Q" key
>> on the keyboard. Sometimes it will just hang, sometimes it will exit to Myth
>> but leave processes running that prevent anything else from using the sound
>> card.
>> Manually killing the task works, and resores normal function. of everything
>> I updated, this was the ONLY glitch and I see many posts starting back in
>> 2008 about this similar problem.
>> I had stumbled onto a discussion somewhere that there was an actual patch to
>> Xine (or Xine-Lib) that would address this, but it was not in the current
>> release. I wished I had saved that link, because I can't seem to find it
>> again.. just a series of folks that use some variant of scripting or irexec
>> to run a killall/pkill after the STOP/EXIT lirc command is received.
>> Anyone else familiar with what I am facing? I tried searching the gossamer
>> archive of this list first, but haven't see the thread that would help.
>> Thanks in advance for any pointers!
>> Nick
>> --
>> Nick Ellson
>> CCIE# 20018
>> MCSE 2000, Security+, Network+
>> Network Hobbyist, VFR Private Pilot.
> Yes as a matter of fact!...I get this on almost all VIDEO_TS
> directories as well and filed a bug the other day:
> http://bugs.xine-project.org/show_bug.cgi?id=362
> It just hangs when I exit with either the remote or keyboard. It only
> occurs in conjunction with lirc as far as I can see.
> I need to get them a gdb trace of it when I get a chance.  Problem is
> I have everything compiled with -fomit-frame-pointer, and I'm not sure
> if just recompiling xine-ui without it will be good enough.  If you
> have any insight on that I'd like to know.
> I had to temporarily go back to xine-ui-0.99.5-r1 in the mean time.
> The ebuild isn't in portage any more and I had to get it off one of my
> non-updated boxes and put in my overlay.
> Tom
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