[PD] pd debian package
geiger at xdv.org
Sun Apr 3 20:39:01 CEST 2005
On Sat, 2 Apr 2005, Tim Blechmann wrote:
> hi guenther, hi list ...
I took a look at the two problems, the second one is easy to fix, but
I am at a loss for the first one.
I am not very good at coding for ALSA, and it seems that
snd_midi_event_new is unconditionally followed by a snd_midi_event_free().
Could you also supply me with the information how to reproduce this
exactly ? I tried with "valgrind --tool=memcheck --leak-check=yes",
(just running the pd test audio and midi patch) and the below
message didn't show up.
As a last question, is someone else on the list having the same problems
with the latest Debian package ?
If so, as a last resort I can remove the ALSA sequencer support from the
> there are 2 annoying things happening with the pd package on debian:
> first, this is the memory leak that kills pd after a certain time:
> ==3726== 2050332 (1118472 direct, 931860 indirect) bytes in 46603 blocks
> are def initely lost in loss record 157 of 158
> ==3726== at 0x1B904F75: calloc (vg_replace_malloc.c:175)
> ==3726== by 0x1B99FEDA: snd_midi_event_new (in
> /usr/lib/libasound.so.2.0.0) ==3726== by 0x80E8BBF: sys_poll_midi (in
> /usr/bin/pd) ==3726==
> second: starting with pd with -nomidi segfaults:
> [Switching to Thread 1076206016 (LWP 3770)]
> 0x400a62fe in snd_seq_get_client_info () from /usr/lib/libasound.so.2
> (gdb) where
> #0 0x400a62fe in snd_seq_get_client_info () from
> #1 0x080e886d in sys_do_open_midi ()
> pd: 0.38.4+amidi-1
> libasound: 1.0.8-3
> thanks ... tim
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