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FS#34811 - [alsa-utils] arecord hangs with SIGTERM or SIGINT

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by miskoala (miskoala) - Tuesday, 16 April 2013, 15:05 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 10:59 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


pacman -Q alsa-utils
alsa-utils 1.0.27-3

I try to record input in my soundcard with:
arecord -D hw:0,0 -t wav -c2 -f S32_LE -r 44100 -V stereo sideA.wav

Then kill it when record is done with SIGTERM or SIGINT
but this don't work, trying these methods to end recording causes the process use 100%cpu and create thousands of small files (with size of 44 bytes each) in the directory when arecord was started

like sideA-10000.wav, sideA-999999.wav etc.

must kill it with killall -9 arecord

I can only end recording cleanly with SIGABRT, then recording is aborted fine and I have my sideA.wav without thousands of small wavs

SIGTERM and SIGINT works fine with alsa-utils 1.0.26-1
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Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 10:59 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  1.0.27-4
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 07:11 GMT
Please confirm fix in 1.0.27-4
Comment by miskoala (miskoala) - Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 07:54 GMT
works fine in 1.0.27-4