[Ffmpeg-devel] Bizarre build problem of the day
Fri Feb 24 04:16:34 CET 2006
No. As I stated earlier, it only occurs at the tail end of
configuration. After a successful configuration it builds, links, and
runs just fine.
On 2/23/06, Ivan Kalvachev <ikalvachev at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2006/2/23, William Beebe <wbeebe at gmail.com>:
> > First, the background.
> > System:
> > Windows XP SP2, running MinGW and MSys.
> > ffmpeg from cvs, checked out Wednesday, 2/22/2006.
> > Symptom:
> > Changing directory to ffmpeg and running configure under MSys caused
> > the system to totally lock up, requiring a hard shutdown (hold the
> > power button down for 5 seconds on the notebook).
> > Solution:
> > For whatever reason, a process named LVPrcSrv took over 99% of the
> > processor after "Creating config.mak and config.h..." was displayed
> > during the run of configure. This was discovered from watching Windows
> > Task Manager during a run. LVPrcSrv is a Logitech QuickCam process
> > that is automatically started during system startup and is supposed to
> > run in the background. I was able to completely run configure if I
> > killed LVPrcSrv before starting configure. This is the first time this
> > has occurred, and the problem only occurs with this combination of
> > ffmpeg, MinGW/MSys, and configure. I successfully build under
> > MinGW/MSys without problems with other software projects with this
> > same combination.
> > I'm not pointing any fingers at anybody, unless you want to point at
> > Windows on general principal. I just find this whole thing weird.
> Are you sure this is not some kind of rootkit?
> There wes already one from Sony...
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