[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Fixed memory leak when using avformat_new_stream

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Tue Jul 23 18:37:17 CEST 2013

On 23 Jul, Michael Niedermayer wrote :
> > I saw Your Post at https://ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg/ticket/2716
> > I was trying to install Vlc from source but it gave me error that
> > configure: error: libavcodec versions 55 and later are not supported yet.
> > 
> > Please help me with version or git of vlc , so that i can reproduce
> > that crash.
> > 
> > I would like to know which are the part that has been called muti threaded,
> > You were able to find race in vlc, please  name the thread and api that were
> >  called simultaneously.
> Iam cc-ing jb as he might want to know about this though it can be
> argued about if theres a bug currently or not. I am not aware of any
> user vissible issue, only if this close call is added do problems
> occur as more locking is than needed which would be automagically
> be provided through a lock manager if one was set ...

vlc 2.0 branch does not support lavc 55, because of the constant
breakages of API, ABI and behaviours...

vlc 2.1-git branch and trunk branch work perfectly fine with lavc 55,
since we plan to release vlc 2.1 with this version.

No idea what this is about...

Best regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
http://www.jbkempf.com/ - +33 672 704 734
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