Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 590154
[abrt] crash in soundconverter-1.3.2-4.fc12: Open a folder full of subfolders with flacs
Last modified: 2010-12-03 09:57:11 EST
abrt 1.0.9 detected a crash.
Attached file: backtrace
cmdline: /usr/bin/python -tt /usr/bin/soundconverter
comment: I don't have lame or faac installed
reason: Process /usr/bin/python was killed by signal 6 (SIGABRT)
release: Fedora release 12 (Constantine)
How to reproduce
1.Open a folder full of subfolders with flacs
Created attachment 412440 [details]
Hmm, it crashes way before returning to Soundconverter, which is written in Python: GStreamer FLAC decoder -> libgobject/glib2 -> pygobject2
How reproducible is this?
Can you reduce a test-case to a single FLAC file or folder?
How many FLAC files and subfolders did you try it with?
Not immediately related to this, but SoundConverter 1.4.4 is available:
have been submitted and will be available in the updates-testing repository in a few days. Please try to reproduce your issue with this latest release and update this ticket as appropriate.
Sorry for the delay in responding. As I recall I was trying to open over 2,000 flac files. I just tried to reproduce this with the latest soundconverter in the updates-testing repo and it didn't crash. It became unresponsive.
Can you please retry the operation after launching "soundconverter --debug" and paste here the output so I can figure what's going on?
Since my last correspondence I have updated to Fedora 14 and have been unable to reproduce this. It may have been because I did some some cleaning of my music files, or my bug may have been fixed elsewhere. I discovered some of the files had corrupt or borked ID3 tags from when they were ripped if that helps determine root cause. Go ahead and resolve this.
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I am experiencing the same issue with SoundConverter 1.5.3 on Fedora 13. Whenever I try to convert more than ± 500 ALAC files to MP3, the SoundConverter utility hangs. I have to process my iTunes ALAC library in several steps, then it works fine (now doing a run of 463 files). Having to split the work up is not very user-friendly though.
> the SoundConverter utility hangs
Where? How exactly? This ticket is about a _crash_ not a freeze. Do you notice a heavy increase of memory usage or anything like that? ALAC decoding only works with a 3rd party GStreamer plugin, probably using ffmpeg. It may be a problem specific to ALAC not SoundConverter.
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