[FFmpeg-user] abort and missing SIGABRT handling

tth sigfood at dinorama.fr
Thu Feb 27 21:16:57 EET 2020

Le 27/02/2020 19:35:24, Nicolas George a écrit :
> Carl Eugen Hoyos (12020-02-27):
> > The abort() calls are not supposed to actually be hit. If you want  
> to
> > catch them in your code using the libraries, you should do so.
> But if the abort() are reached, that's a bug, either in FFmpeg or in  
> the
> program that uses its libraries. Catching the signal is likely to make
> things worse. Remember that these asserts may be the final barrier
> against an exploitable bug.

    And in case of a catastophic event, with abort() you can
    have a coredump for postmortem analysing...

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