[gst-devel] GstClockTime

Joshua N Pritikin vishnu at pobox.com
Wed Aug 7 20:30:03 CEST 2002

On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 10:00:48PM +0200, Ronald Bultje wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-08-07 at 18:11, Joshua N Pritikin wrote:
> > i notice that GstClockTime is typedef'd to guint64.  Why not gint64
> > (signed)?  time_t is signed.  struct timeval is signed.  Unsigned math
> > is a pain because we always have to worry about underflow.
> GstClockTime is intended for 'time-from-start-of-movie', so it starts at
> 0 and increments from there. If you want differences in time, you would
> use gint64 (as you mentioned), not GstClocktime, which is intended only
> for use as 'media timeoffset  from beginning of media'.

If it is safe to cast from GstClockTime to GstClockTimeDiff then i don't
understand why have two different types.

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