[pulseaudio-discuss] Should pulse_prepare() clear pcm->stream?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Jan 5 12:00:22 PST 2009

On Thu, 18.12.08 16:35, Rick Bronson (rick at efn.org) wrote:


> Hello,
>   Lets say you call snd_pcm_prepare() but for some reason the creation
> of the stream fails and pa_create_stream_callback() gets called with
> command != PA_COMMAND_REPLY then does pa_stream_set_state(s,
> PA_STREAM_FAILED).  Just before snd_pcm_prepare() exits, it clears out
> pcm->stream.
>   The problem here is that when snd_pcm_close() gets called it
> references *pcm->stream but it's been set to NULL.
>   Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Hmm, I am a bit confused. I figure you are speaking o the PA plugin
for libasound, right?

in pulse_close() we touch pcm->stream only when it is set.

But I might be mistaken what exactly you are referring to. Please try
to be more elaborate and include refeernces to code/line numbers

Thank you,


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