[gst-devel] What are buffers?

Joshua N Pritikin vishnu at pobox.com
Wed Mar 13 21:42:02 CET 2002

On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 01:49:15AM +0100, Benjamin Otte wrote:
> Buffers are the way that is used to exchange data between elements.
> In addition to the data they carry important additional information that
> is needed by elements processing theses buffers.
> [...snip...]
> d) The mutex should go
> If READONLY is not set, only one thread should use the buffer at any given
> time anyway. If this is canot be guaranteed the READONLY flag is set in
> which case the buffer is readonly anyway.


Please remove this mutex.  Handling concurrency correct should be
accomplished at a higher level.

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