[FFmpeg-devel] Race conditions in libavcodec/pthread.c
uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi
Fri Aug 26 00:05:18 CEST 2011
On Thu, 2011-08-25 at 23:40 +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 12:28:17AM +0300, Uoti Urpala wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-08-25 at 11:26 -0700, Aaron Colwell wrote:
> > > Some recent changes to Chromium unit tests have caused FFmpeg decoding to
> > > get regularly scrutinized by our
> > > ThreadSanitizer<http://www.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/using-valgrind/threadsanitizer>
> > > tool.
> > > 3. Who is the expert on libavcodec/pthread.c so I can direct questions to
> > > them?
> > > 6. Is someone else interested in tackling this?
> > Threaded decoding has been developed primarily in the Libav project and
> > has been merged to FFmpeg from there
> Huh? The code has been merged from FFmpeg-mt directly, not from Libav originally.
> I didn't keep track of what happened then or which lists the main author
> of that code now follows.
The original author has worked on Libav, and that's where most (IIRC
practically all) related development has happened since the separate mt
tree was merged.
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