[MPlayer-users] Re: Exits with broken pipe
Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Wed Apr 19 18:03:27 CEST 2006
please, no jokes, I know the original mail is almost as old than our last
On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 10:49:18AM +0200, Rickard N?rstr?m wrote:
> 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:
> 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.
I applied a slightly modified version. Please post patches to -dev-eng,
they are much more likely to be noticed there.
And avoid top-posting...
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