[gst-devel] DVD Navigation progress
in7y118 at public.uni-hamburg.de
Fri Jan 23 04:04:02 CET 2004
On Fri, 23 Jan 2004, Jan Schmidt wrote:
> I consider the lookup table more like data that should be arriving in sequence
> in the subtitle stream. The problem is that mpeg doesn't do it that way, so
> dvdnav has to 'insert' an extra piece of information into the data flow.
> The only mechanism for doing this in GStreamer at the moment is the Navigation
> events - although I'd be happier if it weren't called that for this use case.
GStreamer needs a way to send different buffer types with the same caps.
David suggested adding an int to the GstBuffer struct but I'm not sure if
we should add even more stuff to GstBuffer. It sounds like the best
solution though atm.
Where's this needed / could this be used:
- here in your colour lookup tables
- interleaved video
- float audio for the different channels
- setup data in some streams (svq3, wma)
I'm however not sure this is a good way to do this and if it can't be
solved better somehow. Especially since none of those formats are really
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