Bug#365718: Still bogus...

Eugen Dedu Eugen.Dedu at pu-pm.univ-fcomte.fr
Wed Oct 25 08:54:41 UTC 2006

Sebastian Dröge wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 19.10.2006, 21:58 +0200 schrieb Eugen Dedu:
>> severity 365718 grave
>> thanks
>> It does not work on my PPC system at all.  Can you try it on a PPC machine?
>> I use 0.6.0-2.
> According to the gstreamer guys this is most probably caused by a
> alignment issue with the altivec optimizations in mpeg2dec. Buffers have
> to be aligned in a specific way IIRC.
> So this is either a gst-plugins-ugly0.10 or mpeg2dec bug but definitely
> no thoggen one.
> In Ubuntu this does work on altivec enabled PPCs as they have altivec
> support in mpeg2dec disabled. Can you please try to rebuild their
> mpeg2dec package[1] on sid and try to reproduce the crash?

I do not have mpeg2dec installed.

I install it from debian and the same crash happens.

> Also could you please try running
> gst-launch-0.10 playbin uri=file:///path/to/file.mpg

Setting pipeline to PAUSED ...
Pipeline is PREROLLING ...
[and it does nothing]

snoopy:~$ ps ux|grep gst
dedu     11392  0.7  3.2  84740 16992 pts/2    SLl+ 10:49   0:01 
gst-launch-0.10 pla

What to do next?

Best regards,

> and
> mpeg2dec -o x11 /path/to/file.mpg
> Best would be both with gdb to provide a backtrace and if possible also
> with valgrind.
> A probably related bugreport is this one: 
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=327350
> [1]
> http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mpeg2dec/mpeg2dec_0.4.0b-2ubuntu1.diff.gz
> http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mpeg2dec/mpeg2dec_0.4.0b-2ubuntu1.dsc
> http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mpeg2dec/mpeg2dec_0.4.0b.orig.tar.gz

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