Bug 251084 - rdesktop hangs
Summary: rdesktop hangs
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rdesktop
Version: 7
Hardware: ppc64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-08-06 23:25 UTC by Jason
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:51 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-06-17 02:06:58 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch to resolve 'Error: select: Bad file descriptor" in 1.5.0 (1.60 KB, patch)
2007-08-07 00:47 UTC, Jason
no flags Details | Diff

Description Jason 2007-08-06 23:25:15 UTC
Description of problem:
rdesktop will hang after it stops playing a long audio stream.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rpm -q rdesktop

How reproducible:
Connect to a Windows computer using rdesktop and listen to something like 
pandora.com over the connection (start rdesktop with a command like 'rdesktop -r sound:local -u username -p password') Pause the audio, or close 
the browser; once rdesktop catches up and stops playing the audio the window 
will freeze. If rdesktop was started on a terminal you will see an endless loop 
of 'ERROR: select: Bad file descriptor'

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect to a server using rdesktop, similar to the method described above, 
and start listening to internet radio.
2. Let it play for several minutes.
3. Pause the music or close the browser
Actual results:
rdesktop hangs

Expected results:
rdesktop continues to function normally.

Additional info:
This problem has been fixed in rdesktop CVS 
version 1.30). Request fix be included in future releases of Fedora

Comment 1 Jason 2007-08-07 00:47:59 UTC
Created attachment 160786 [details]
Patch to resolve 'Error: select: Bad file descriptor" in 1.5.0

Used patch at http://osdir.com/ml/network.rdesktop.cvs/2006-11/msg00011.html as
a reference for changes to make in order to resolve the issue.

Comment 2 Jason 2007-08-07 00:51:01 UTC
The current CVS build plays audio quite choppy. Compared to 1.5.0 where 
performance is nearly flawless, this is a definite step back. I used the patch 
mentioned in the comment above to modify the 1.5.0 code just enough to resolve 
the issue. The attachment is the patch for the changes I made.

In the short bit of testing I've had a chance to do it seems to resolve the 
issue, while maintaining the same performance.

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