ffmpeg demuxer library currently broken?

Simon Burkhalter sec05 at webstyle.ch
Thu Nov 15 02:26:43 PST 2007

On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 10:19:52 +0100
"Heiko Wundram (Beenic)" <wundram at beenic.net> wrote:

> Hey all!
> Does anyone else have problems with the latest ffmpeg port (from Oct 20)? It 
> crashes "reliably" for me transcoding any input to any output (I tested with 
> avi and mp3 files).
> The backtrace in the core-dump is corrupt, but it seems that the problem lies 
> somewhere in libavformat's demuxer library (but is format independent), which 
> causes a segmentation fault.
> If anybody else is experiencing this, please write me a short mail, because 
> I'll start investigating deeper under that circumstance (I need ffmpeg 
> desperately for work, and simply downgraded to the previous port, which works 
> fine, but still would like to have a fix for the current ffmpeg if it's not 
> only my system that is causing this).
> Thanks for any info!

Hi Heiko

I had the same problem some days before.

Not a fix, maybe only a workaround or debug hint:
Compile ports/multimedia/ffmpeg without -pthread or using ffmpeg-2007.05.30_1 still works.

Full information here: http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports-bugs/2007-August/126554.html


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