Bug#712712: gnash: Doesn't play YouTube's video of RMS singing the Free Software Song (or any other)
Kingsley G. Morse Jr.
kingsley at loaner.com
Mon Oct 7 02:08:44 UTC 2013
Yes, I thought about full-upgraded-ing my system
However, I humbly suggest that even if it worked,
we'd be none the wiser about which dependency
> >> Does it work if you switch to gstreamer media
> >> handler (default is ffmpeg)?
> > Unfortunately, no.
> Does it behave same way? Do logs report "buffer
> overruns" again?
Yes and yes.
1.) is that to be expected with gstreamer
media handler, and
2.) if not, do you happen to know if there's a
way to verify that gnash actually uses
> Just to exclude browser, what happens if you run:
> $ gnash -vvv http://www.youtube.com/v/9sJUDx7iEJw?version=2
That's a clever idea.
It elicited new diagnostic info.
A screen shot is attached.
It also performed slightly differently.
1.) only the gray pre-load/buffering bar
progressed rightward, and
2.) the playback window froze on one of the
first few frames.
Now, if I recall correctly,
1.) the round and lighter colored button
indicating how much of the video has
played back also moved to the right, and
2.) the video's playback window was blank.
The new diagnostic info included
ERROR: Upgrading ffmpeg/libavcodec might fix this issue
so I tried
$ aptitude install ffmpeg
which upgraded to the following
The new errors went away, and the same old buggy
behavior and buffer overruns returned.
If you happen to have the time, and are so
inclined, I'd be interested in your current
Time is the fire in which we all burn.
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