[gst-devel] gst-player

Thomas Vander Stichele thomas at urgent.rug.ac.be
Wed Oct 2 05:45:05 CEST 2002

> On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 07:43:21PM +0200, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> > > OK, i got it working.  Which video formats are playable?  i installed avifile & etc,
> > > but i'm not able to play anything.  Here's an example:
> > 
> > Start with something simple, like AlienSong.  Make sure you have mpeg2dec 
> > installed and the plugin that depends on it.  Use gst-launch-ext to see if 
> > gstreamer itself has the necessary plugins for the file you want to play.
> OK, i installed libmpeg2 CVS and compiled the CVS varient of the plugin.
> gst-player can play mpeg1 or mpeg2, but the playback isn't smooth at all.
> It seems to go into PAUSE after less than 30 frames.  i can seek and hit
> the play button again but then it goes back to PAUSE again after about 30
> frames.  Any idea how to debug this?
> I will update to current CVS and try again.  I'm about a week behind HEAD now.

Is it on AlienSong ? That shouldn't happen, sounds like a bug.
Best idea to debug this is to come to irc and discuss it with wim, he's 
really good at reading gst-mask logs ;)



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