[gst-devel] Re: Totem or no Totem was Re: GNOME Development Series Snapshot 2.3.0: "Mighty Atom"

Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller Uraeus at linuxrising.org
Thu Apr 17 15:41:11 CEST 2003

On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 02:21, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-04-12 at 11:33, Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller wrote:
> > > No disrespect to the great deal of work Julien put in gst-player, but I
> > > don't think it's as complete, easy to use, or "just works"-style enough
> > > to be in the desktop release. That's why we are working together to get
> > > a GStreamer back-end to Totem.
> > The GStreamer backend is still vapourware at this point as it has been for 
> > a long time, having talked about it for 6 months doesn't make it any
> > more real. And there is still the question about wether a generic extra
> > tier atop differing media playback systems will work well or just give
> > us something that works well with one backend and works somewhat with
> > another.
> Just thought I'd let you know that you can now use Totem with a (very
> early and hackish) GStreamer backend, using gstplay, and that I could
> play some files (audio and video) with it.
> --enable-gstreamer on the command-line for configure gives you that.
Cool! I hope the plan is to make the gst backend the default eventually


Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller <Uraeus at linuxrising.org>

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