Subject: Re: XMMS being iffy
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: Dublet <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/31/2003 14:25:01
Daniel Carosone( 00:13:07 +0000:
> On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 08:50:08PM +1100, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 07:20:26PM +0100, Dublet wrote:
> > > I'm using -current on two machines (both updated after the big pthread
> > > change, the lastest yesterday), they both behave strangely, causing 
> > > the whole program to stop playing music. 
> > 
> > All I can say is I'm not seeing the same thing.  I'd never bothered
> > trying xmms, but I gave it a go today and.. i really like it.  My
> > fingers just know how to drive it (from winamp).
> Oops. Spoke too soon. Suddenly it just stopped.

I was going to say, XMMS is not that hard to drive :)

> I noticed one thing interesting, though. Normally xmms when running
> has 6 lwp's. After it stopped playing, ps -s showed only five. Then
> the gui hung and there were 4.

Perhaps this is some thread dieing issue? I'd try to debug if threads
wheren't so annoying to do so :)

> --
> Dan.

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