[MEncoder-users] Bug in mplayer/mencoder 1.0pre7 and CVS regarding -audiofile / seperate audio file leads to crash or async video, take 10 seconds and try yourself

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Apr 19 05:29:14 CEST 2005

On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 01:52:02AM +0200, Sebastian wrote:
> Hello list!
> Try this:
> mplayer video.avi -audiofile audio.mp3
> When you feel lucky hit the 'q'-key to quit mplayer and it will crash
> instantly.

No crash here..

> Another issue is muxing the two streams together:
> mencoder video.avi -audiofile audio.mp3 -ovc copy -oac copy -o new.avi
> It will skip lots of frames and the result will be out of sync badly. It
> seems to crash, too, but not hard as above.

This usually works for me.

> I could post a lot more info like the devs want on their website, but I
> guess it's happening to any x86 user anyway (I'm on a gentoo box and I
> also chattet to a Slackware user in #mplayer on freenode who suffered
> the same crash) so there's no point to tell you guys about the specifics
> of my system ;-)

Is your friend using the same files you are? If there's a bug it's
probably specific to your files..


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