[Ffmpeg-devel] [BUG] seeking crash in x264 with b_pyramid

Erik Slagter erik
Sat Feb 25 11:36:00 CET 2006

On Fri, 2006-02-24 at 13:40 -0800, Corey Hickey wrote:
> Erik Slagter wrote:
> >>I've run into an intermittent problem with playing x264-encoded files
> >>that use b_pyramid. If I seek around a whole bunch, eventually mplayer
> >>crashes. It displays lots of messages like these:
> >  
> > The manual page says b_pyramid is experimental ;-)
> > 
> > Anyway, the test I did with it, worked fine, at least with mplayer, I
> > didn't check ffplay.
> Hmm. Did you copy-and-paste the test command I posted? Did you try it a
> couple times?

Nope, sorry, I cannot put any time & effort in this, I have my own
h264-related problems ;-)

IIRC this issue has been reported more often, and also IIRC some work
has been done it and it should occur less, but it seems it still occurs
every now and then.

That doesn't help you of course :-( Sorry for babbling.

> If so, what mplayer version are you using? I tested with
> dev-CVS-060209-12:28-4.0.3 on i386 and dev-CVS-060222-16:23-4.0.3 on
> amd64. I'll try playing around with different gcc versions and see if I
> can narrow it down.

FWIW, mplayer from yesterday and ffmpeg from yesterday.
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