[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] tunnel-{sink, source}-new: Fix assertion when used with module-loopback

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Mon Jul 17 17:32:35 UTC 2017

On Sun, 2017-07-16 at 11:42 +0200, Georg Chini wrote:
> Currently pulseaudio crashes with an assertion in pa_rtpoll_item_new_asyncmsgq_read()
> if a loopback is applied to a tunnel-new sink/source because tunnel-{sink,source}-new
> do not set thread_info.rtpoll. Bug was reported on IRC.
> This patch fixes the problem by initializing thread_info.rtpoll properly.

Did you test this patch? The tunnel devices don't run the rtpoll that
you create, so I would expect that the loopback won't work.

This is a known bug that I started working on in the past:

I made some patches, issues got pointed out in review, and then I never
finished v2 of the patches. I haven't given up on that, but it's been a
year since I last worked on it... In case you're interested in the
current state of the v2 patches, I pushed the code to
git://people.freedesktop.org/~tanuk/pulseaudio branch "rtpoll-mainloop-



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