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Fixed bug #46
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 18:09:45 -0500
From: mhall4400 vipmail kvcc edu
Subject: Possible SDL bug


I believe Ive come across a bug in your SDL product (1.2.9), in the CD-ROM
control portion of the library.

When calling the SDL_CDPlay() function to play the last track of a CD using the
offset and length from an SDL_CD structure generated by SDL_CDOpen(), I get the
following error from a call to SDL_Error():

mciSendCommand() error: The specified parameter is out of range for the
specified command.

The code returning the error is:

Subtracting one from the length of the provided length seems to repair the
(g_playingDriveSDLCD->track[trackNumberInt].length) - 1)

Ive replicated this problem on Windows 98 SE (several months since last
patch), fully-patched Window ME, seldom-patched Windows XP SP1, and
fully-patched Windows XP SP2.

While investigating the issue, I came across a line in your librarys win32
source code in file \src\cdrom\win32\SDL_syscdrom.c (source code zip archive
from your download page), function: SDL_SYS_CDGetTOC(), line 226 where you add
1 to the value for length to fix MCI last track length bug.  This may be the
source of the issue (because subtracting 1 from the length seems to resolve the
issue).  Microsoft may have patched the referenced bug since you wrote that

Mike Hall
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slouken committed Mar 14, 2006
1 parent e3361f3 commit 43fb5b1bd0246ef3baf1bc3af54f96b11a9fb948
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  1. +1 −2 src/cdrom/win32/SDL_syscdrom.c
@@ -216,8 +216,7 @@ static int SDL_SYS_CDGetTOC(SDL_CD *cdrom)
cdrom->track[i - 1].length = MSF_TO_FRAMES(
MCI_MSF_FRAME(mci_status.dwReturn)) + 1; /* +1 to fix */
/* MCI last track length bug */
/* compute lead-out offset */
cdrom->track[i].offset = cdrom->track[i - 1].offset +
cdrom->track[i - 1].length;

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