[gst-devel] xvideosink vs videosink

Joshua N Pritikin vishnu at pobox.com
Wed Jun 12 11:47:10 CEST 2002

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 10:15:59AM +0200, Baker, Steve wrote:
> gst-player currently uses videosink to display video. This works ok except
> that videosink is not threadsafe, thus it must run in the same thread as the
> ui. This means that the following pipeline must be used (with audio removed
> for clarity)
> [...snip...]
> So it seems that we can safely use gtk_socket_add_id with xvideosink and
> have a video sink which is threadsafe and isolated from the ui.
> Basically I'd like to replace videosink with xvideosink in gst-player, and I
> wanted a general discussion and a blessing from the orginal authors (ie,
> Company).

For what it's worth, i use xvideosink and it works fine.

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