winmm test runs forever?

Dan Kegel dank at
Fri Oct 19 15:22:03 CDT 2007

On 10/18/07, Maarten Lankhorst <m.b.lankhorst at> wrote:
> Dan Kegel schreef:
> > Today I'm starting to see winmm_test spew an infinite series
> > of failures on line 467 of mixer.c:
> >
> > I have to do wineserver -k to make progress.
> >
> That looks really worrying, I've never seen the alsa mixer tests fail
> that spectacularly before. Can you create a bug report for it? A
> +tid,+mixer,+winmm should hopefully shed a light on it, wine-devel just
> isn't the place to do it.

Found the problem: an uninitialized variable.
I'm submitting a patch that adds the line

 +    memset(&capsA, 0, sizeof(capsA));

and makes the test behave reliably on my test box.
- Dan

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