#24553 (Bug) When Audio/Sound fails to play, DisplayCal issues segfault
When audio/sound fails to play, DisplayCal issues a segfault.
ALSA, on my Linux OS computer here, pipes audio from Linux OS applications through SPDIF/TosLink to a connected 5.1 stereo receiver player. There is sometimes a delay prior to playing audio/sound using SPDIF/Toslink. Others are also likely connected via HDMI, but likely do not experience a delay, as the delay might be incurred due to a typical optical fiber optic transmission/communication protocol.
There are tick boxes within the DisplayCal application for disabling audio sounds from playing, mainly the end of calibration sound, while the Menu Bar > Options only disables start-up sound. There should be a main option for disabling sound overall. However, this only works around those having problems with playing sound/audio overall and not the segfault or crash upon the reliance of DisplayCal requiring sound playback for processing the next CPU instruction.
If there’s further interest and/or if needed, I can submit the segfault log and/or gdb log output after a future recaliberation using a X-Rite i1Display Pro device.