Farstream call: delay on incoming audio

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon Jun 18 11:00:39 EDT 2018

On Thu, 2018-06-14 at 20:46 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Thu, 2018-06-14 at 13:30 -0400, Nicolas Dufresne wrote:
> > > The longer Pidgin has been running, the longer it takes before I
> > > receive incoming audio, after joining a call. There's normally a
> > > "bleep" when you join a call. Unless you've *recently* started Pidgin,
> > > you don't hear that. It gets to the point where Pidgin eats CPU (in the
> > > liveadderX:src and queueX:src threads IIRC) for 30-40 seconds before you
> > > ever hear anything. Meanwhile, [outbound] audio is working fine.
> >
> > Can you try and set property "start-time-selection" on liveadder /
> > audiomixer to (1): first. I think the liveadder shm is not setup
> > properly and will cause regressions like this.
> Thanks.
> That seems to be making a difference although it's still not entirely
> clear that the delay on startup when I'm running with all this
> debugging, is the same as the delay on startup with no debugging and if
> I leave it for a day. 
> I'll start it without the debugging and then see if it's still actually
> working tomorrow :)

Still working on Monday without having to restart Pidgin; I'm fairly
sure that's the first time that's ever happened. I declare it fixed;
thanks again.

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