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Bug#407612: beep-media-player goes to background instead of stopping when it should close

severity 407612 important
tags 407612 unreproducible moreinfo

On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 08:39:20AM +0200, Eddy Petrişor wrote:
> I just realised that beep-media-player doesn't close itself when it
> should, instead it just backgrounds itself. I found out this when (after
> a few starts and stops of the player) applications started crashing on
> me (being killed by the kernel due to lack of resources).

> This behaviour can be reliably reproduced on my system with this
> sequence:
> 1) make sure there is no running instance of the player:
> eddy@bounty ~ $ killall beep-media-player
> beep-media-player: no process killed
> 2) start the player:
> eddy@bounty ~ $ beep-media-player
> 3) start playing a song and close the player while is playing (through
> the graphical interface) - this will result in music still being played
> - BUG!
> 4) CTRL+Z in the console

Definitely not reproducible here.  When I click the X in the corner of the
GUI, the process exits.  Likewise if I choose 'quit' from the menu.

> Because it causes unexpected behaviour (doesn't die when it should
> terminate) and thus occupies memory making unrelated software not start
> I think this is bug should be critical.

> Even if the bug is downgraded (is at least important), Etch should not
> ship the software in such a broken state.

Even if this bug was reproducible, I don't see how a process not exiting
should ever be critical.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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