[gst-devel] Xv disabled?

Wim Taymans wim.taymans at chello.be
Mon Jan 8 08:34:39 CET 2001

On 07 Jan 2001 23:46:57 -0500, David I. Lehn wrote:
> Hi,
> Why is Xv support disabled explicitly in a couple apps?
>    gtk_object_set(GTK_OBJECT(videosink),"xv_enabled", FALSE,NULL);
> ie, examples/autoplug/autoplug.c and gstplay/gstplay.c
> It seems to work fine for mpeg2 and mpeg1 streams for me.  I haven't
> tried it on a system without Xv though...

Xv has its set of problems, it only does YUV conversion and so it fails
with AVI.

You can comment out that line if you don't intend DivX :-) playback.


> -dave
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