[alsa-devel] helping debugging

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Sat Jun 30 01:03:45 CEST 2007

At Thu, 28 Jun 2007 15:08:57 +0200,
Thierry Vignaud wrote:
> Hi
> Here's a suggestion from Dave Airlie:
> http://airlied.livejournal.com/46087.html 
> "If you are going to have lots of unsigned int sized free running
> pointers called things like hw_ptr or hw.ptr or anything, for
> debugging it would be really cool if you started those counters at
> INT_MAX-100000 or something instead of at zero,
> 24 hours waiting for a bug to trip in the pcm rate conversion is not
> fun and I'm guessing it'll be some stupid interger overflow or dumb
> boundary condition hitting..."

Yeah, that's what I wanted to do, too.
I was busy in this week for a company event and had no time for ALSA
work, so hopefully will be able to work on this in the next week...


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