sox - package is broken

Christopher Faylor
Mon Mar 17 04:46:00 GMT 2014

On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 10:28:29PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 09:57:36PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 10:36:31PM +0000, David Stacey wrote:
>>>The issue I have is that close_audio_out() isn't working as you'd 
>>>expect: for some reason, the 'audio_out_' member pointer is null
>>This was because all of the I/O operations were ignoring the archetype
>>for the device.  So, this is likely an old bug.
>>So, good news/bad news.  Good news: I checked in a fix which causes the missing
>>1.5 seconds to be played.  Bad news: The process now hangs in waveOutClose()
>>in fhandler_dev_dsp::Audio_out::stop.  There seem to be a few threads hanging
>>around waiting for something so obviously something isn't cleaning up right
>>in the audio code.
>Nope.  Wrong theory.  I know what's causing this but I don't yet know how to
>fix it.

This should all be fixed in the upcoming snapshot.


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