[gst-devel] gst_pipeline_new and GObject-y bits

Thomas Vander Stichele thomas at apestaart.org
Tue Apr 6 08:15:14 CEST 2004

> > I don't think it does - there's more than one scheduler, we want to move
> > on to supporting more than one scheduler in a pipeline too, and the
> > default scheduler can be changed after _init as well.  It was my first
> > idea too, but it's a hack.
> >
> No, there's only one default scheduler and that scheduler is defined at
> system initialization time by GStreamer.
> It should definitely be possible to change it for an app. If an app wants
> a different scheduler, it should set that one on the managers it creates.
> The reason for this is simple, too: Changing the default scheduler changes
> behaviour of everything related to gst. You don't know what parts of your
> app use GStreamer. Just imagine you setting the scheduler in an app of
> yours and then gdk-pixbuf crashes because of the gst-gdk-pixbuf loader.

Right.  So all this just means that _init is not the place to check,
right ?


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