jeff_barish at earthlink.net
Wed Oct 15 21:10:12 CEST 2008
Edward Hervey wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 10:53 -0600, Jeffrey Barish wrote:
>> Jeffrey Barish wrote:
>> > It looks as if the about-to-finish signal in playbin2 is for gapless
>> > playback, assuming that the signal provides enough time for playbin2 to
>> > open the next sound file and that playbin2 finishes playing the current
>> > sound file even though I assigned a new sound file to its uri. The
>> > documentation warns that playbin2 is currently unstable. Indeed, when
>> > I
>> > try to use it, it doesn't actually play anything. It finishes
>> > "playing"
>> > immediately after starting. Does anyone know when approximately
>> > playbin2
>> > will be available? I am using gst version (0, 10, 18, 0) on Kubuntu.
>> OK, let me try this one: Does anyone whether my theories about the way
>> playbin2 works are correct?
> Your assumption is correct regarding how you should use playbin2. If you
> have some issues with specific files (where it works with playbin but
> not with playbin2) please file a bug. Before that you might also want to
> test playbin2 from a more recent release (0.10.21 or 0.10.20) where your
> issues might have been fixed.
> Currently more files/streams play correctly with playbin2 than with
Thanks for the confirmation. I will try a newer version as soon as it
appears in a Debian package.
With the version that I have, a second after I set the state to
STATE_PLAYING, the state is
(<enum GST_STATE_CHANGE_FAILURE of type GstStateChangeReturn>, <enum
GST_STATE_READY of type GstState>, <enum GST_STATE_PLAYING of type
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