[gst-devel] A defense of non-cothreaded schedulers

Ronald S. Bultje R.S.Bultje at students.uu.nl
Mon Apr 5 02:06:16 CEST 2004

Hi Andy,

On Sun, 2004-03-28 at 19:15, Andy Wingo wrote:
> So, unless people have worthwhile arguments that cothreads are the only
> way to go, I'd like for us to stop complaining about opt as an idea.
> Complaining about bugs, fine. But opt is a necessary scheduler for
> GStreamer to have. (And it works damn well for me, and I stress it quite
> a bit.)

In terms of how it works right now: opt doesn't work well with totem.
+/- 50% of the movies on my HD don't work. Basicgthread works nearly

Fix Totem-opt to play all movies on my HD and I'll like it again.


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