[MPlayer-dev-eng] AV out of sync with "-ao alsa" in gmplayer, mplayer works ok
rlrevell at joe-job.com
Thu Dec 30 23:37:24 CET 2004
On Thu, 2004-12-30 at 21:59 +0100, Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 15:54:27 -0500
> Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-12-30 at 21:51 +0100, Attila Kinali wrote:
> > > gmplayer and mplayer use both the exact same code to handle alsa,
> > > there is no difference there. If one works the other should too...
> > > ... unless you have different configs, but then it's clearly PEBCAK.
> > Oh really? How do you explain that /dev/mixer bug that affected all
> > previous versions of gmplayer but not mplayer?
> That wasn't an alsa specific bug, but a 1000l in the GUI.
> The GUI should never access anything output related directly, but
> always go trough the output modules.
> > I would also expect the audio handling to be independent of whether the
> > GUI is being used. But past experience has shown that not to be true.
> Yes, that should be, but bugs happen.
Then how can you say with such confidence that this is PEBKAC? Isn't it
possible that an error in the GUI code could cause the AV to get out of
sync? As I mentioned earlier, gmplayer works fine with -ao oss.
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