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bug #22521: A possible regression

Submitted by:  Sergio Costas <rastersoft>
Submitted on:  Sun 09 Mar 2008 10:44:42 AM UTC  
Category:  sound Severity:  3 - Normal
Release:  None Status:  Need Info
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Bastiaan Jacques <bjacques>
Open/Closed:  Open

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Tue 01 Mar 2011 03:57:48 PM UTC, comment #6:

Sergio, how do I reproduce this bug?

Bastiaan Jacques <bjacques>
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Wed 16 Apr 2008 10:34:59 PM UTC, comment #5:

The problem isn't the message; the problem is that getDuration and getPosition returns always 0 when using Gstreamer, instead the true length and the current playing position.

I'll check the code to see if I can find the bug...

Sergio Costas <rastersoft>
Tue 15 Apr 2008 07:46:35 AM UTC, comment #4:

Mad is no more supported. I guess we should fix that error message.
A patch is welcome.

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project Member
Mon 14 Apr 2008 11:19:51 PM UTC, comment #3:

I tested again, and it still fails with Gstreamer, but with ffmpeg works. I haven't tested it with MAD. I attached a file to show the bug.

(file #15451)

Sergio Costas <rastersoft>
Sun 09 Mar 2008 12:39:00 PM UTC, comment #2:

This file, which I sent some months ago to fix a bug:


triggers this bug.

Sergio Costas <rastersoft>
Sun 09 Mar 2008 11:16:49 AM UTC, comment #1:

Can you attach (one of) the files you are trying to play?

Bastiaan Jacques <bjacques>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Sun 09 Mar 2008 10:44:42 AM UTC, original submission:

I was creating some SWF using my old scripts with SWFC, but I received an error while trying to play them with GNash:

6951] 11:19:55: UNIMPLEMENTED: REFLEX tag parsed ("rfx") but unused
6951] 11:19:55: UNIMPLEMENTED: FIXME: tagtype = 40
6951] 11:19:55: ERROR: getDuration: only works when ffmpeg, gstreamer or libmad is enabled
6951] 11:20:00: ERROR: getPosition: only works when ffmpeg, gstreamer or libmad is enabled

I tried with 0.8.1 (which comes packaged in Ubuntu), 0.8.2 (compiled by myself) and CVS version, and all fails. But I enabled GST in configure.

I wasn't sure if it was a problem in my scripts, a change in SWFC, or something in Gnash, so I went to the file 13586, which worked fine with old versions of Gnash, but now returns exactly the same error.

I searched the bug list but didn't found it.

I asked in IRC, and they suggested me to fill a bug report.

Sergio Costas <rastersoft>


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Attach Files:

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file #15451:  test.swf added by rastersoft (142KiB - application/x-shockwave-flash)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2011-03-01 bjacques StatusNone => Need Info
    2008-04-14 rastersoft Attached File- => Added test.swf, #15451
    2008-03-09 bjacques Assigned toNone => bjacques

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