[gst-devel] ultrasparc problems

vishnu at pobox.com vishnu at pobox.com
Wed Oct 10 23:10:10 CEST 2001

On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 02:45:30PM +1000, Mikolaj J. Habryn wrote:
> Gstreamer bombs horribly on my Ultrasparc. First problem: alignment of
> structures with int64 types is 8 (eg, GstRealPad), those without is 4
> (eg, GstPad). Just casting between them in some places makes for a
> SIGBUS, although the pointers themselves seem 8-byte aligned (now that I
> think of it, maybe sizeof(GstPad) % 8 or something). Anyway, replacing
> all of the int64 types with long, I then get a SIGBUS inside
> cothread_switch. Putting in debugging printfs changes it to a SEGV :P

i wonder why gstreamer doesn't use gnu pth, at least as an option.
i mean, i can understand wanting to sacrifice portability for the
sake of optimization but it shouldn't be the default.

Victory to the Divine Mother!!

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