I’ve been having a problem with one of my projects in FMOD designer. When I go to the bank view and select one particular bank, it always causes a crash when trying to populate the sound files.
If I copy my sound events over to a new project, it works fine. However, if I save and reload my project, I am plagued with the same issue.
Has anyone seen anything like this before? If so was there something in particular that may have caused this?
Thanks in advance,
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- RichardPGoulet asked 3 years ago
Oh but that would be too easy 😀 Your debug version does not crash! Tried loading in 4.44.32, and it crashes.
Would the fmod_designer.log from 4.44.32 be of any use? Also, I made a dump file for 4.44.32 if you want that: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/193 … signer.DMP
I’ve made a 32-bit dump of the designer – release. More to come. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o182depw2bf9grc/20iT3lxIzn
designer log doesnt give any info about the low level operations.
I’ve created some new zips if you want to try in order, i used 4.44 branch rather than our main branch which was the zip i gave before (though they’re the same really). I accidently built that with QT5 as well and designer uses QT4.5.2, so the designer_release.zip should be the same as the public build really.
http://184.108.40.206/files/public/fmod_d … pfirst.zip
http://220.127.116.11/files/public/fmod_d … elease.zip
http://18.104.22.168/files/public/fmod_d … ogging.zip
http://22.214.171.124/files/public/fmod_d … ogging.zip
Apologies for not replying sooner – firstname.lastname@example.org is a better venue for getting fast turnaround. I’ll put a watch on this topic now though so I should get an email about it if you reply.
I loaded your project in 4.44.32 and it didn’t crash, which means hopefully you are using an old version, I can see something which may or may not be relevant in the revision.txt for 4.44.21. I should have asked that first, but assumed you were on latest.
Otherwise, i’m not sure why a machine specific issue would be responsible when its just loading data in a cross platform way. I’m not sure if flac is relevant, ie if you used wav instead of flacs if that makes any difference.
Okay 2 things.. Firstly, the dump file from the debug/logging build.
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/193 … g_dump.zip
Secondly, I just discovered the crash does not occur if I view an event associated with the bank, right click, and click "show in bank". This method will populate the bank in full and be fine until the next time I load the project. However, manually going to the banks view and selecting the bank will cause the crash.
Not to worry, thanks for getting back! The version I am using is 4.44.30. The crash occurs when selecting (clicking on) any of the banks in the bank view. This is apparently the same issue that the other users reported in their threads. As I am writing this, I have updated to 4.44.32, and the crash is still occurring.
Thanks for your reply, sorry I didn’t get back sooner. I was able to make a new project and add each and every file to a new bank, without crashing issues. However, copying the events to a new project will cause the new project to inherit the crashing issue. As mentioned in another thread regarding the same problem, building the project at any time (even without any banks selected) will solve the crashing issue for the current session. After closing designer and opening another session, the crashing continues.
All of the sound files are flac. I would be happy to package up the project and sound files, and send them your way.
Thanks in advance!
Edit: I have uploaded a zip file containing my problematic project. There were other events/banks in the project that did not have problems, but I removed them to save space. If in the future you would like the entire project, let me know.
Hi Richard, sorry! it looks like the pdb and exe for the debug version didn’t match, so it wouldn’t work (i think the pdb was for the release version). I made a new exe+pdb zip for you if you could try one more time. I tested this one by copying these files
http://126.96.36.199/files/public/fmod_d … debug2.zip
over the top of the ‘unzip first’ folder, then did a procdump on it, and tested the dmp in visual studio and it worked, so this should be right.
Do you have another machine you can test this on? As I said i used your project and source, and there was no crash. I’m trying to work out how this could be machine specific. Currently I can only suspect UAC, soundcard settings (ie is it set to 44/48khz and stereo/5.1, or something more exotic?) or file permission issues.
it may be related to your sound files, maybe some of them are corrupted. There are 2 options,
Can you start a new bank and add the same files, a section at a time, and does a certain wav trigger this issue? If so, please send it to us.
Are you able to package up all wavs and the fdp and send it to us, and we can try it here. You can use http://ftp.fmod.org l:upload p:upload
I have tested this on 2 machines. One is an i5 laptop running win7 home premium 64-bit, conexant integrated audio. My desktop is an AMD running win7 home premium 64-bit as well, steinberg/yamaha Ci-1 audio interface. I doubt the audio device has anything to do with it, but figured I’d let you know.
Sorry- this information is probably not much help since both machines are running the same exact OS. However, the similarities end there. These 2 systems have absolutely nothing else in common.
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