[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] How to fix DR+lavfi+vflip crash

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Fri Dec 17 04:39:20 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 05:53:33PM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Thursday 2010-12-02 13:53:35 +0100, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
> [...]
> > libmpcodecs supports negative linesize
> > and code crashing with negative linesize is a bug even if we dont support
> > negative linesizes
> > also the bugs that have been mentioned above are said to be in codecs.
> > droping negative linesize in codecs requires a major bump and changes in
> > applications (mplayer at least).
> > 
> > also while iam just mildly against droping negative linesizes iam very strongly
> > against brushing bugs under the carpet without understanding the bugs first
> > aka id like to know which codec crashes and id like to have backtraces and know
> > why before droping a random feature that someone claims is the cause of the
> > crash
> http://roundup.ffmpeg.org/issue1913

Thanks, that gives us a backtrace, analysis is still missing though

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