[MPlayer-users] Re: Exits with broken pipe

Rickard Närström rickard.narstrom at gmail.com
Fri May 6 10:49:18 CEST 2005

I made a patch - witch solve the problem - it's not perfekt - it will exit  
mplayer with rc 1 (I didn't find out how to exit with rc 0)

Sameone of the developers shuld check the patch and relese a better one.

On Fri, 06 May 2005 00:38:16 +0200, David Norris <danorris at gmail.com>  

> On 3/31/03, Olivier Blin <oliv.blin at laposte.net> wrote:
> Olivier> When I close MPlayer by clicking on the close button of the
> Olivier> MPlayer window titlebar, MPlayer exits with a broken pipe
> Olivier> signal. This happens when I run MPlayer without gui. I've
> Olivier> tried to tweak a bit the code to handle the delete event
> Olivier> from X, but it didn't work. Perhaps it wouldn't be hard to
> Olivier> pick pieces of code from the gui version to handle this
> Olivier> delete event. I know, I can quit using ESC or Q keys ;) If
> Olivier> this bug isn't corrected, we have to find a way to tell
> Olivier> users not to use the window titlebar ...
> I'm running into the same problem; has any progress been made on this?
> I'm using 1.0 pre6 from the Gentoo x86 ebuild. If I close mplayer's X
> window, it receives a broken pipe signal. The signal apparently goes
> unhandled, and the process terminates abnormally. More seriously, it
> leaves a background process running indefinitely, which I have to look
> for and kill manually (it does respond to kill -TERM).
> It seems others are having the same problem, although I can't find
> anything other than Olivier's two-year-old message in the
> mplayer-users archive (maybe I missed something?); see this thread at
> the Gentoo forums:
> <http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-294567.html>
> Thanks in advance,
> --
> David Norris
> danorris at gmail.com
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