Opened 23 months ago

#11715 new defect

SKY: Game crashes on launch when FluidSynth and no soundfont

Reported by: antoniou79 Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: Engine: Sky
Version: Keywords: soundfont, FluidSynth, crash
Cc: Game: Beneath a Steel Sky


Before commit:

games would just exit without a warning if FluidSynth was set as Audio device (Audio Tab) but no soundfont was specified in the Midi tab.

We now have a warning:"FluidSynth requires a 'soundfont' setting. Please specify it in ScummVM GUI on MIDI tab. Music is off"

However at least in the case of SKY engine (Beneath a Steel Sky), that I tested, after the warning is displayed the game shows the debugger console with the error:

ERROR: Can't open midi device. Errorcode: 3!

Exiting the debugger (with "exit" command) exits the game (and ScummVM).

I'm reporting this for Beneath a Steel Sky that I've tested with. It could be an issue with other engines that don't handle this situation.

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