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uarlive
Level 7

strange error when player is suddenly exited

I am using the modified Vast video player and everything works fine until a user clicks play in a video then suddenly exits the video. (while the video is buffering) I receive the error below. No error is shown if the user exits the video gracefully. Thanks in advance.

'Dot' Operator attempted with invalid BrightScript Component or interface reference. (runtime error &hec) in ...:/source/VAST_VideoScreen.brs(80)

080: RegWrite(episode.id, nowpos.toStr())
Backtrace:
Function showvideoscreen(episode As <uninitialized>) As Integer
file/line: /tmp/plugin/ADAAAAcaU9ft/...:/source/VAST_VideoScreen.brs(80)
Function showspringboardscreen(episode As ) As
file/line: /tmp/plugin/ADAAAAcaU9ft/pkg:/source/appScreens.brs(57)
Function main() As
file/line: /tmp/plugin/ADAAAAcaU9ft/pkg:/source/appMain.brs(56)


Showvideoscreen while loop


066: while true
067: msg = wait(0, port)
068: if type(msg) = "roVideoScreenEvent" then
069: print "showVideoScreen | msg = "; msg.getMessage() " | index = "; msg.GetIndex()
070: if msg.isScreenClosed()
071: print "Screen closed"
072: exit while
073: else if msg.isfullresult()
074: RegDelete(episode.id)
075:
076:
077:
078:
079: else if msg.isPartialResult()
080: RegWrite(episode.id, nowpos.toStr())
081: Google analytics track event here
082:
083:
084: else if msg.isRequestFailed() then
085: showVideoFailureMessage()
086: 'print "Video request failure: "; msg.GetIndex(); " " msg.GetData()
087: else if msg.isStatusMessage()
088: print "Video status: "; msg.GetIndex(); " " msg.GetData()
089: else if msg.isButtonPressed()
090: print "Button pressed: "; msg.GetIndex(); " " msg.GetData()
091: else if msg.isPlaybackPosition() then
092: nowpos = msg.GetIndex()
093: RegWrite(episode.id, nowpos.toStr())
094:
095: else if msg.isPaused() then
096:
097: else if msg.isResumed() then
098:
099: end if
100: else
101: print "Unexpected message class: "; type(msg)
102: end if
103: end while
104: end sub
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TheEndless
Level 10

Re: strange error when player is suddenly exited

The error would suggest that either "episode" or "nowpos" is invalid.
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uarlive
Level 7

Re: strange error when player is suddenly exited

Thanks. So I removed the code


showVideoScreen | msg = Playback interrupted by user. | index =  0
<UNINITIALIZED>
showVideoScreen | msg = | index = 0
Screen closed
Unknown event: 5 msg:


I fixed it with this:

            else if msg.isPartialResult()
if msg.GetIndex() <> 0
RegWrite(episode.id, nowpos.toStr())
GA tracking events
endif
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