Bug#540424: [Mlt-devel] SIGV with a DIF (DV) movie file (PAL)

Reinhard Tartler siretart at tauware.de
Wed Aug 12 20:16:08 UTC 2009

Dan Dennedy <dan at dennedy.org> writes:

>>>> Thanks. Is someone able to reproduce this bug with ffplay? I've
>>>> tried, but didn't manage to create segfaults out of it.
>>> No, it did not segfault for me either, but it did become
>>> unresponsive.
>> this is normal behavior. ffplay does not quit automatically at end of
>> file, but you can exit it with pressing 'q'.
> No shit. This is not what I was talking about. I resent the
> condescending tone you take with someone who actually writes code
> against the ffmpeg libs. Try clicking around on the window. Seeking
> into the first 3 playable seconds of this 10 minute clip fails.

I asked in my mail before if the file was only 3 secs or longer. Okay,
playback stops for me after 3 seks as well, which means that I can
reproduce it as well. At least, I can now investigate the issue further.


>> I have no plans to stop tracking the 0.5 release branch, so yes, we'd
>> need a patch for the 0.5 release. In fact, the 0.5 release branch *is*
>> updated with updates, and there is even a 0.5.1 release in the pipe.
> And do you think you are more qualified to maintain FFmpeg than the
> FFmpeg project itself?

The 0.5 release branch *is* maintained by the FFmpeg project
itself. They provide the 0.5 release as syncronization point for
downstreams to share a common code base.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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