Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1278849
in mid track, rhythmbox miscalculates position
Last modified: 2018-01-08 10:07:05 EST
Created attachment 1090678 [details]
shows track position indicator
Description of problem:
When playing tracks -- not every track -- but frequently, position X/Y shows a very, very large value for X and rhythbox stops playing. Closing the application via the X does not terminate it. It is necessary to use a kill -9 to stop it.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. start rhythmbox
2. let it play for a while
Better way to reproduce... Pause the player for about 5 minutes then resume playing. Most of the time, it will appear to skip to a new track and get confused. Note, too, I'm using this in random order mode on a playlist defined as "tracks with a zero play count or not played in the last 3 months".
I can confirm the same behaviour here. As mentioned above, it's at its worst when Rhythmbox is paused for a while and then unpaused. The UI moves on to the next song (but with the time all screwed up), while the current song keeps playing. Additionally, I did notice a couple of time where skipping tracks starts the new track while the current one keeps playing. That's not a common though.
Just to update this, I have not seen this happen nor been able to reproduce it over the last couple of days.The only remotely related updates/changes (prior to the problem disappearing) I can see are:
gstreamer1-plugins-good-1.6.0-1.fc23.x86_64 -> 1.6.1-1.fc23.x86_64
gstreamer1-plugins-good-extras-1.6.0-1.fc23.x86_64 -> 1.6.1-1.fc23.x86_64
It is not better for me.
$ rpm -qa |grep gstreamer
I'm going to remove the fc22 plugins to see if that's the problem.
All rpms now FC23. Problem still occurs.
This issue has re-occurred on me today. I rebooted my work machine before I left on Friday, and when I use Rhythmbox today, I'm getting the same symptoms again. If I pause and unpause, the playing track gets out of sync with the UI, and the UI has an incorrect value for time elapsed. I need to killall rhythmbox and restart to get it sane again.
Also, switching between crossfade/normal playback makes no difference.
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Is the issue reproducible on latest rhythmbox ?
I stopped using Rhythmbox so can't say.