[gst-devel] Re: [gst-cvs] dschleef gst-plugins: gst-plugins/ext/gnomevfs/

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Tue Jul 29 11:36:09 CEST 2003

On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 11:13:43AM +0200, Ronald Bultje wrote:
> Interestingly, I've been working on something similar, but for filesink
> (would work the same for filesrc). The idea is that filesink can write
> to FIFOs and sockets, which aren't seekable. I'm doing this kind of
> differently, I'm creating an event mask based on seekability. Code:


> This looks more "gstreamerish" than properties, imo. I want to get rid
> of as many "unneeded" properties as possible - the idea here is that a
> pipeline solves all problems internally, and the application doesn't
> need to do anything. Properties cannot do that.

A good idea.  "seekable" is definitely more a stream property that
elements enable or modify.

However, does testing seekability only work for the peer, or does it
look at the entire pipeline?


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