[PD] readanysf~ crashes when it receives a "stop" message

august august at alien.mur.at
Wed Sep 22 04:32:21 CEST 2004

> On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 08:52:01AM EST, ClaudiusMaximus wrote:
> > I created a patch with [readanysf~].  I sent it an [open $1( message
> > filled with an [openpanel] (I selected a wav file). I sent it a [play(
> > message and it started playing.  I sent it a [stop( message and
> > [readanysf~] crashed - the patch window became totally non-responsive
> > but the main Pd window still worked.  Closing the main Pd window did not
> > exit Pd completely, the windows closed but the terminal window had no
> > additional output (the last message was the Open... printout from
> > [readanysf~]
> I had the same problem, however when attempting to stop readanysf~, as far as I
> can remember, it took out PD in its entirety.
> I re-compiled everything with no optimization, and was able to get a gdb
> backtrace, however running under gdb didn't allow readanysf~ to go any further
> than an attempted load into PD.
> I don't have the backtrace to hand, but I can easily reproduce it if
> necessary.

if you are using flext 4.6, this is the behaviour that is expected.  for
now, use flext 4.5.  or try to compile flext 4.6 with FLEXT_NOGLOBALNEW


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