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

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Steve Langasek wrote:
> severity 407612 important
> tags 407612 unreproducible moreinfo
> thanks
> 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.

What arch? I am using amd64 (on an Intel Core 2 Duo).

>> 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.

As I said, unrelated software do not start since they are killed by the kernel
due to lack of resources (taken by the running instances of bmp "running" in
the background).

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