[Blink] Blink hangs on Linux when accessing sound device

Adrian Georgescu ag at ag-projects.com
Fri Dec 3 18:56:49 CET 2010

This is caused in external libraries where we have little control, Pjmedia+Portaudio. These libraries exhibit various issues on Linux, issues that eluded our debugging as they appear to be random in nature and hardware dependent. 


On Dec 3, 2010, at 4:48 PM, Moritz Bunkus wrote:

> Hey,
> I'm trying to run Blink on Ubutun Maverick 64bit. I have an USB headset
> that works nicely with other SIP clients (e.g. Ekiga or QuteCom). It
> shows up as a second audio device. I can select that audio device for
> all three sections. However, as soon as Blink tries to access that audio
> device it hangs (CPU usage goes to 100%) indefinitely.
> stracing the process has reveled nothing to me; it shows blink
> 'poll()'ing a file descriptor that's an open pipe
> to... well... something else on my system, though I don't know what
> exactly.
> Blink from the "Ubuntun lucid" debs provided by ag-projects.com; version
> information is v0.2.2, November 29th, 2010.
> Any ideas? What information can I provide that would make solving this
> easier?
> Thanks.
> Regards,
> mosu
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