[FFmpeg-devel] Threading issue with avcodec_decode_video2 ?

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Mon Oct 29 15:21:34 CET 2012

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 08:36:24AM -0400, Don Moir wrote:
> >Don Moir <donmoir <at> comcast.net> writes:
> >
> >>Forgot to mention that abort seemed to be called as one
> >>of the spurious crashes I was seeing before lock was in
> >>place.
> >
> >As you know, we consider crashes important, so if you
> >have a sample that crashes current FFmpeg (no matter if
> >with abort() or differently), please either open a ticket
> >on trac or send a mail to ffmpeg-user.
> All crashes related to the issue in this email had to do with unsafe
> thread issue as detailed in email which can create spurious and
> seemingly unrelated crashes. It's not going to be reproducible with
> ffmpeg command line since its a multi-threaded issue.
> Would be great if this could be addressed right away and will do
> what I can. We probably just need confirmation from Michael or
> Hendrik or whoever that it's ok to move the mentioned failing code
> into the init procedure. Also, whatever else this might effect and
> whatever else might be doing the same thing.

patch for this is welcome


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