[gst-devel] Re: [gst-cvs] dolphy gst-player: gst-player/ gst-player/libs/gst/player/

Ronald Bultje R.S.Bultje at pharm.uu.nl
Wed May 21 05:12:07 CEST 2003

Hey Bastien,

On Wed, 2003-05-21 at 13:28, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-05-21 at 12:17, Ronald Bultje wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-05-21 at 13:02, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > > Wouldn't it be better to have the v4l:// url choose which of v4lsrc and
> > > v4l2src to use?
> > 
> > We;ve actually discussed that a year ago or so. Then, we concluded one
> > plugin should have one function. In order to autodetect, someone (me?)
> > would have to write a vidsrc plugin that autodetects which video source
> > to use (v4l2src, v4lsrc, v4lmjpegsrc, bktrsrc (*), ...).
> In that particular case, I actually talking about putting the
> intelligence in libgstplay, not in another plugin.

I'm not sure about that. gst-rec would use the same functionality,
basically. So making a separate plugin sounds like a good idea.


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