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FS#65442 - Upgrading alsa-plugins to 1.2.1-4 breaks vlc & thunderbird

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Roma Tentser (rtentser) - Monday, 10 February 2020, 06:57 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Monday, 10 February 2020, 13:34 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Both programs crash. vls puts this in dmesg:
>> vlc[545]: segfault at 8 ip 00007f932c56478a sp 00007f932041c758 error 4 in[7f932c4eb000+14c000]

Same for glibc 2.30 (i've tried to upgrade glibc first).

Downgrading alsa-plugins (and lib32-alsa-plugins, but i don't think they use it) solves the problem.
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Closed by  Doug Newgard (Scimmia)
Monday, 10 February 2020, 13:34 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#65440 
Comment by Mickail (TehnoMag) - Monday, 10 February 2020, 08:11 GMT
+ marco segfault at 0 ip 00007f358d80e79a sp 00007ffc80a6f448 error 4 in[7f358d795000+14d000]

it seems all sound provided application are related
Comment by slack3r (slack3r) - Monday, 10 February 2020, 11:03 GMT
Yes, same here with all sound applications.

Card: Alsa-DSP external ctl plugin F1: Help │
│ Chip: ALSA-DSP plugin Mixer

#> dsp_protocol_probe_node(): Could not open pcm device file /dev/dsptask/pcm2
#> dsp_protocol_probe_node(): Could not open pcm device file /dev/dsptask/pcm_rec

Downgrading solves the problem.