[MPlayer-dev-eng] Is there a bug with balance?

Hans-Dieter Kosch hdkosch at kabelbw.de
Sat Mar 22 23:11:34 CET 2014

Ingo Brückl wrote:

> Hans-Dieter Kosch wrote on Sat, 22 Mar 2014 03:47:51 +0100:
>> When running the GUI, balance is reset to 50% upon each new stream. Root
>> cause is that mixer_getbalance() in mixer.c fails at first time and returns
>> a default value of 0, interpreted as 50%.
> Define "fails".

In mixer_getbalance(), af_control_any_rev() returns NULL, meaning it couldn't 
get the balance (but this return value is not respected).

> We should not rely on side effects, but 50% upon each new stream doesn't look
> like a problem to me.

It's annoying when playing a playlist if balance is reset with each next track 
(but that's off topic here...).


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