[pulseaudio-discuss] [alsa-devel] Asynchronous notification in ALSA - I/O Plugin - Pulseaudio

Lennart Poettering mznyfn at 0pointer.de
Thu May 22 06:59:51 PDT 2008

On Thu, 22.05.08 14:11, Colin Guthrie (gmane at colin.guthr.ie) wrote:

> > That freeze is an unfixable race condition that Flash has when
> > shutting down audio.
> > 
> > See the explanation down on http://pulseaudio.org/ticket/267
> I thought the whole point was that by adding async code to ioplug, the 
> libflashsupport stuff wasn't needed and flash could just use it's native 
> alsa support + alsa's pulse plugin.... or am I missing the point here?

The destruction dead lock issue is present both in libflashsupport and
the native ALSA backend. It's just that it is almost never triggered
if a hw device is used.

Adobe released the sources of libflashsupport where you can actually
check this.


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