[FFmpeg-devel] Tracking down frame corrupting race conditions on Windows.

Dale Curtis dalecurtis at chromium.org
Sat Apr 21 03:03:57 CEST 2012

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> I tried the video files under linux with and without tsan i tried it
> under wine without tsan, all match
> wine + tsan gives me
> fixme:ntdll:FILE_CreateFile alloc_size not supported
> so i dunno, is it possible to run windows tsan under wine ?

I've never tried, I wouldn't be surprised if it didn't given that it's
probably an uncommon and probably complicated use case. I've verified
the failures both on Google issued Windows 7 machines and a personal
machine I have at home. I've been unable to reproduce them on any
other platform though.

> [...]
>> acolwell and I have spent a lot of time trying to track down the source of this
>> corruption on Windows without much success.  We're hoping the community might
>> have some better ideas on where to look.  Thanks in advance for any assistance!
> have you tried without asm (inline+yasm) ? (thats just a random idea,
> unlikely to help)

I'll give it a shot. Thanks.

- dale

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