[FFmpeg-user] Zeranoe Windows builds spiking CPU to 100% randomly

Andy Sheen sheen.andy at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 15 10:43:55 CEST 2012

Roger Pack wrote on Sat 14 Jul at 17:23 UK time
>> I've not used gdb in the last 10-15 years (!). Any ideas how to stop the
>> code and see what it is doing when it is 100% locked? As I can't ctrl-c
>> the code when it is locked, I'm not sure how to stop it.
> Have you tried ctrl-c within gdb? It might work...
> gdb can "attach" to remote processes, though I'm not sure if this
> works in windows...

CTRL-C drops you out of gdb immediately :(

> Another option that I thought about but never actually attempted was
> to "wait until it locks, then attach very sleepy to it for about 1s"
> to see if VS will give you the backtraces...

Every time I've tried it, as soon as sleepy "sees" the ffmpeg binary,
the lockups stop :(

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