[Ffmpeg-devel] DV.c commit (fix for memleak)

Roman Shaposhnik Roman.Shaposhnick
Sat Jan 7 07:34:51 CET 2006

I think I've just committed a patch that will fix this problem. Let me
know if it is otherwise.


On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 03:48:28PM +0100, Stefan de Konink wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using VLC to play avi2 (opendml) video's with DV A+V and Audio
> streams. VLC does a good job in keeping the pair synchronized. I never got
> mplayer to do this. There are problems though.
> One broadcast sequence is roughly 25GB of data. In files 250MB-7GB.
> Starting the broadcast with small files nothing goes wrong, but after the
> first 'real' program the second program has a lot of problems with
> decoding, so is the third. Playing the files serperately does not create
> issues.
> I found out there was an update for libavcodec/dv.c containing a fix for
> dv.c, because someone has found a memoryleak. So I pulled out CVS and
> tested this with the latest stable VLC and VLC-svn. Both had another (even
> worse) problem now. The second file in the playlist wouldn't play anymore.
> If this happens due to a segmentation fault (most likely, logging abruptly
> stops), I can't say for sure yet. My questions are:
> -What should I bring in for a bugreport now? A gdb trace of VLC?
> -Could someone take a look at the commit and maybe check if something
> happens that should not be?
> Yours Sincery,
> Stefan de Konink
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