sox - package is broken

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Mon Mar 17 14:12:00 GMT 2014


On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 12:42:30AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>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.

I forgot to say, BIG thanks for tracking this down far enough for me to
slap my forehead after realizing what caused the problem that you were
describing.

cgf

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