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paplayer handle prepare stream failure. #2129

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I've encountered a crash in gdb after log message:

PAPlayer::PrepareStream - Failed to get IAEStream 

what cause crash is at line in PAPlayer::ProcessStream with si->m_stream == NULL:


I checked only place called PrepareStream is in PAPlayer::QueueNextFileEx where did not check failure, so here is the fix for it, please check whether it is correct..

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Any idea why preparestream fails? Though this looks good to me.

@jmarshallnz or whoever has a second opinion?


this stream hit NULL normally not happens, but when the auido engine is suspended.
when I testing my ios code, my code sometimes didn't resume audio engine before play an item, which will wake up this crash, fix it is harmless and prevent unhappy crash anyway.
the log message updated.

@Memphiz Memphiz merged commit 1b3e098 into xbmc:master
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@ulion ulion deleted the ulion:paplayer_prepare_stream_failure branch
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Commits on Jan 28, 2013
  1. @ulion
Showing with 9 additions and 1 deletion.
  1. +9 −1 xbmc/cores/paplayer/PAPlayer.cpp
10 xbmc/cores/paplayer/PAPlayer.cpp
@@ -354,7 +354,15 @@ bool PAPlayer::QueueNextFileEx(const CFileItem &file, bool fadeIn/* = true */)
si->m_playNextAtFrame = 0;
si->m_playNextTriggered = false;
- PrepareStream(si);
+ if (!PrepareStream(si))
+ {
+ CLog::Log(LOGINFO, "PAPlayer::QueueNextFileEx - Error preparing stream");
+ si->m_decoder.Destroy();
+ delete si;
+ m_callback.OnQueueNextItem();
+ return false;
+ }
/* add the stream to the list */
CExclusiveLock lock(m_streamsLock);
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