Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 826844
Rhythmbox stops playing when audio-codec changes
Last modified: 2014-02-05 06:59:09 EST
Description of problem:
Rhythmbox plays one or two (sometimes more) songs and then stops. Pressing next (forward) plays another one or two songs.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Rhythmbox should play the next song.
This seems to be happen when codec changes from MP3 to FLAC. In my case, in shuffle (random) mode, when it often changes.
Opening rhythmbox in terminal, says:
(rhythmbox:17570): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_value_get_uint: assertion `G_VALUE_HOLDS_UINT (value)' failed
This bug is not fixed in rhythmbox-2.97-1.fc17.
I can confirm this. (Tested MP3 -> FLAC transition, hit the same assert, tested skipping to the next song to "workaround" the bug.)
The song seems to be playing silently, but Rhythmbox doesn't read the stream (and doesn't update the UI either). Somewhat randomly however, it will play a few seconds (thus in the middle of the song), updating the UI correctly, before stopping again.
Same issue in rhythmbox-2.98-4.fc18.x86_64. Changing to version 18.
Same problem here with rhythmbox-2.98-4.fc18.x86_64 MP3 to OGG transition.
Confirmed - can reproduce on F17, shuffle-ing from mp3 to ogg file
is there a way to take the ubuntu (13.04) build from rhythmbox? Because it's very stable. You can listen music in shuffle-mode with no problems. Or is this a problem of gstreamer?
I don't believe it. Is this really fixed in F19 (rhythmbox-2.99.1-1.fc19.x86_64)?
This bug is definitively fixed in F19 (rhythmbox-2.99.1-1.fc19.x86_64). But not in F18.
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i can confirm that this behaviour has reappeared in rhythmbox-3.0.1-3.fc20.x86_64
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