sound issues (which are not cared since 1.3.1)

Marcus Meissner meissner at
Sun Dec 26 12:10:01 CST 2010

On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 11:22:48PM +0100, wylda at wrote:
> Hi guys,
> there are bug reports showing random crashes with audio on, during
> winecfg etc. I was bit by those too... There is probably something
> wrong how regressions are handled here, which goes on and thus there
> are unneeded bugreports which cost everyone's time to read,
> evaluate, search, mark, retest... Why don't you use revert more
> offen like kernel guys?
> Back to the sound issue - my zero programming skill standing just on
> sound despair, i guess in dlls/winealsa.drv/mixer.c ALSA_MixerInit()
> should be
> int card, err, capcontrols=0
> otherwise things like:
> mixdev[mixnum].chans += capcontrols;
> mixdev[mixnum].lines = HeapAlloc(GetProcessHeap(), HEAP_ZERO_MEMORY,
> sizeof(line) * mixdev[mixnum].chans);
> mixdev[mixnum].controls = HeapAlloc(GetProcessHeap(),
> HEAP_ZERO_MEMORY, sizeof(control) *
> CONTROLSPERLINE*mixdev[mixnum].chans);
> goes crazy like in
> Could someone review this piece of code, please?

well spotted, the patch incorrectly removed the = 0.

I submitted a patch readding it.

This specific regression I did not hear about it yet, if someone sees
such a regression on bisect, please get the right people in the bugzilla
(like the author of the patch) and/or post to the list pointing out
the regression.

The point is ... speak up if you see such a clear regression.

Ciao, Marcus

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