[gst-devel] no elements or plugins work

John Russell drjimmy42 at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 17 08:18:08 CEST 2004

Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller wrote:
> As I mentioned on IRC yesterday this is not correct. My user registry is
> empty and Totem, Rhythmbox etc works fine for me. Everything goes into
> /var/cache (as it always have). Only way I can think of the situation
> you describe (where some stuff going into .gstreamer under /root) here
> arising is maybe if you have a root user registry first, then create the
> system registry.
> Christian

So what you're saying is that what I observed is perfectly normal 
behavior for registry creation and that it was a red herring (similar to 
communism).  So what else might explain the lack of gst-launch 
functionality that  I described?


> On Wed, 2004-06-16 at 17:57, Ronald Bultje wrote:
>>On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
>>>I'd like to know exactly what goes wrong there, but if you want a quick
>>>fix, the best is probably to remove your user registry, your system
>>>registry (probably in /var/cache/gstreamer-0.8/registry.xml) and run
>>>gst-register *only as root*.
>>Schedulers etc. are in /var/cache/...xml, but elements in
>>/root/.gstre....xml, so you'll end up with an elementless registry. You
>>need both root and user registry, IIRC.
>>Benjamin wants to rewrite this. ;).
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