[MPlayer-users] Bug: H.265/HEVC multi-threaded playback broken

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Mon Mar 2 08:44:33 CET 2015

On 26.02.2015, at 17:16, Peter White <peter.white at posteo.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> whenever I try to playback a H.265/HEVC video with more than 1 thread,
> I get no video output, sound is fine. The following error message
> keeps getting repeated:
> get_format() cannot be called after ff_thread_finish_setup()
> For reference see the attached full output of
> $ mplayer -v -noconfig all -lavdopts threads=2 Video.mkv
> It is rather long, so I decided not to post it inline.
> Now, I have searched the list for this error and found a similar report:
> https://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-users/2013-April/086241.html
> As it seems the then relevant error message is all that is needed
> here, too. I would be happy to provide more info, if neccessary,
> though.

I sent a patch to FFmpeg, but I got only one reply.
It's a bit unclear what is the best way to fix it.

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