[MPlayer-users] Bug in libssa: memory leak and faulty rendering

ajaxas ajaxas at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 06:56:51 CET 2008

On Sat, 9 Feb 2008 23:36:13 +0100
"Wesley S." <wesley at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Hi, a friend informed me of a bug in the current mplayer svn version. I took
> a closer look at it and found out that a huge memleak is caused by libssa.
> libssa will start eating away all the ram when the following line gets
> processed, and mplayer will freeze:
> "Dialogue: 0,0:01:39.09,0:01:44.04,f.o.
> [GitS],,0000,0000,0000,,{\move(530,400,440,220)}{\frx-20}{\fry-50}{\frz-65}{\fscy110}{\fscx120}{\fs55}{\1c&H376C56&\bord0\shad0.6}Niihama
> Prefectural Police"
> The culprit is the "fry"-function. When I set the fry-value higher mplayer
> doesn't freeze.
> Probably related: a lot of things are dislocated on the screen when the text
> is 'transformed'. I compared the libssa rendering with how VSFilter renders
> everything, and there's a big difference.
> There should probably be some extra error checking code somewhere to prevent
> memleaks like this.

Unfortunately, there's no such thing as libssa. There is libass though, libжопа
то есть :)

ajaxas <ajaxas at gmail.com>

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