11727RE: Is Stuck-Decode fixed yet?
- Sep 27, 2013
I often had the "stuck decode" syndrome with earlier betas, but not any longer with V1.2 r3563.
---In firstname.lastname@example.org, <lists@...> wrote:Joe,
I've seen it on my Win 7 system (the one that surfaced the audio
priority issue). Some answers to your questions ...
> Does it happen on initial program startup, say at the time of theYes. If it happens it will happen at that time.
> first decode attempt?
> Or at some other time, after you have been operating for a while?I can't prove a negative but I have never seen a "hang in decode"
> Etc., etc.
once WSJT-X has successfully decoded the first period.
I am not sure but I suspect the issue is related to a sound card
(audio) initialization as I can't remember seeing activity in the
waterfall (wide graph) when WSJT-X r3563 is "stuck in decode."
Unfortunately, I have developed the habit of starting JTAlert-x
which in turn launches WSJT-X when I start the computer but do
not generally look at it for some time. Since this is always a
"one off" condition - restarting WSJT-X clears the problem - it
is difficult to spot a trend.
... Joe, W4TV
On 9/27/2013 9:57 AM, Joe Taylor wrote:
> Hi Thomas, Bob, and all,
> It's not a low priority, but our hard-working group of volunteer
> programmers do have other responsibilities and obligations, beside the
> hobby that we all enjoy. I myself have been traveling recently, and
> this will be true for several more weeks as well. And the next two days
> are the "microwave weekend" of the ARRL EME contest, so I will not be
> doing any more WSJT-X work until next week.
> None of us in the active WSJT-X development group have been able to
> reproduce the "Stuck-Decode" bug that is bothering you. I have NEVER
> seen it, and I run WSJT-X nearly 24/7, at least receiving.
> So... as with all program bugs: if you can document a way to force the
> bug to exhibit itself, or at least make it much more likely to appear,
> please do so. Does it happen on initial program startup, say at the
> time of the first decode attempt? Or at some other time, after you have
> been operating for a while? Etc., etc.
> Without some information of this kind, it's very hard for us to guess
> why you see the unwanted behavior and we do not.
> -- 73, Joe, K1JT
> On 9/27/2013 9:46 AM, Thomas F Giella W4HM wrote:
>> Bob I've requested this bug fix in v1.2 r3563 and one other bug twice in
>> this eGroup and haven't even gotten a response never mind a fix. So I guess
>> that it's a very low priority issue.
>> Thomas W4HM
>> Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:34 pm (PDT) . Posted by: "KD7YZ Bob" two_eyed_jack01 Hey
>> WSJT Group:
>> About every third times I start WSJT-x I realize why I am not decoding
>> and that the decode-button is stuck/blue .
>> I try to remember to check that Decode-button often but still forget.
>> Is there a work-around yet?
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