[Openchrome-devel] XvMC allocation fixes

Xavier Bachelot xavier
Sat Dec 27 04:57:12 PST 2008

Daniel Drake wrote:
> Users at https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=228473 report problems using
> software such as MythTV:
> ViaXvMC: Could not allocate timestamp blit area.
> 2008-06-20 11:25:39.231 VideoOutputXv Error: Unable to create XvMC Context, status(11): BadAlloc
> 2008-06-20 11:25:39.233 VideoOutputXv Error: Could not open XvMC port...
> We tracked this down to a bug in the libxvmc code, which does not
> pass the right structure size to the ioctl: it calls sizeof() on a pointer
> I also audited all the other ioctls and did not find any other occurences
> of this error.

Committed to trunk, revision 694. Thanks for the patch.


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