[gst-devel] Performance problem

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Wed Jun 25 11:20:13 CEST 2003

On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 10:09:45AM +0200, Sylvain Joyeux wrote:
> I was surprised that it gstreamer eats 10% cpu on a pentium 4 1.7GHz. Is it 
> a known issue ? Is there any way to know where is the problem without 
> recompiling the library ?

top is notoriously bad at CPU usage measurement.  It's not taking 10%
CPU, top is just telling you that it is.

> I'm also begginning to develop an application using gstreamer for audio & 
> video filtering. I'd like to know if it would be better if I use the CVS, 
> or if I can use 0.6 ?

I'd recommend focusing on 0.6, but attempt to make it work with
both 0.6 and 0.7.


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