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

Peter White peter.white at posteo.net
Wed Mar 4 07:10:47 CET 2015

Am 02.03.2015 um 20:50 schrieb Reimar Döffinger:
> On Mon, Mar 02, 2015 at 05:05:46PM +0100, Peter White wrote:
>> Am 02.03.2015 um 08:44 schrieb Reimar Döffinger:
>>> 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()
>>>> [...]
>>> 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.
>> Found it. :) Thank you! Here I was thinking, my message might have
>> been ignored or overlooked, but judging by the timestamp on the ffmpeg
>> list you were rather quick. I highly appreciate that.
>> It works with HEVC content and threads>=2 now, but it seems to break
>> at least H.264/AVC with threads>=1. I'll attach the output of two runs
>> with 1 and 2 threads respectively. I haven´t checked with other
>> codecs.
> Yes, that is the bug that was pointed out in the review.
> I just sent the updated patch, I was just kind of waiting
> for other comments.
> Tell me if it still causes issues for you, I haven't had
> time to properly test either version.

All right, now it works just fine with both HEVC and AVC. I only
checked if the videos start to play and skipped forwards and backwards
a little. I will report back if I find anything amiss.

Again, thank you very /very/ *very* much. MPlayer and you, the folks
making it, are simply the best.

Best regards

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