[gst-devel] Re: [gst-cvs] thomasvs gst-plugins: gst-plugins/ gst-plugins/gst/mpegstream/
Thomas Vander Stichele
thomas at apestaart.org
Thu Apr 15 03:56:05 CEST 2004
On Thu, 2004-04-15 at 12:42, Benjamin Otte wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> > The fix should be better, agreed, but reverting is not the right way.
> > We have more bugs that are hard to reproduce for the same reason,
> > because it's just a matter of order. Either we mark them more clearly
> > in the code so they stand out during debugging, or we prefer one over
> > the other so we have deterministic behaviour until there's a proper fix.
> It looks like a good idea to get deterministic behaviour by sorting the
> list of element factories alphabetically, either in the core or in spider.
> Though that might present us with some bugs.
> Any objections?
I agree. While it may bring out bugs, it's better to have reproducable
bugs. Maybe it would be nice to have some way of changing the sort
order (property on spider ? ugh :/) for the hardy fools who want to
debug stuff :)
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