[gst-devel] HTTP source plugin
david.siorpaes at st.com
Tue Sep 19 17:18:28 CEST 2006
Michael Smith wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-09-19 at 17:00 +0200, David SIORPAES wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am using gstreamer in an embedded environment with quite limited
>> resources and I need to use gstreamer-0.8.12 for compatibility reasons
>> with some applications.
>> I need to instantiate a gst element that acts as a HTTP source but it
>> looks like the only one that can do the job is the gnomevfssrc element.
>> I would not like to bloat my system with all the gnome libraries this
>> plugin depends on so I am trying to sort out an alternative.
>> Old fashioned glib-based gsthttpsrc element is not there anymore,
>> whereas the neon-based plugin "gstneonhttp" is only available in 0.10
>> "bad" plugins package.
>> Is there any other solution I can look for before backporting the
>> neon-based element to 0.8 ? any other hint ?
> You are, of course, welcome to write a new 0.8 element using libneon for
> your purposes. However, it's fairly likely to be better for you to
> upgrade your application(s) instead - 0.10 simply works a lot better,
> more reliably, and the existing plugins are generally more stable and
> better supported.
> Also, I doubt anyone will be interested in helping you with 0.8 at all -
> if you choose this route, you'll be entirely on your own.
thanks for your prompt reply.
I will check the effort required to upgrade my gstreamer applications to
0.10 and move on.
Can you confirm the only way to have an HTTP source in 0.8.12 is to
instantiate a gnomevfssrc element ?
thanks & regards,
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