Bug#407612: beep-media-player goes to background instead of stopping when it should close
On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 10:06:03AM +0200, Eddy Petrișor wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 08:39:20AM +0200, Eddy Petrişor wrote:
> >> 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).
I was testing on i386. I've now just tested on amd64 (remote displaying to
i386). Still not reproducible.
> >> 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).
Yes, I understand what you said the *problem* it caused was, but that
doesn't sound critical to me at all.
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