[gst-devel] playing ogg problem

Benjamin Otte in7y118 at public.uni-hamburg.de
Wed Jun 23 05:55:14 CEST 2004

On Wed, 23 Jun 2004, laurent belmonte wrote:

> 1) but how can i know that this element use SOMETIMES pads, this other
> element  don't use pads and this last one has ten pads ?!
It is possible to query the elementfactory of the element, if you want an
in-code solution. The autoplugger does that. If you want to know, use
gst-inspect <elementname>, it prints this out.

> 2) when this signal occur ? can i dynamic link element while the
> pipeline is playing ?
The signal occurs when playing. And yes, it's absolutely ok to link while

> error checking :
> if( gst_element_link_many(.....) == FALSE) {
>   g_error("error when linking many elements, but how i know where the error come from ??");
> } else {
> g_debug(" marvellous, it is working. how ? i don't know but it's work !");
> }
If you want to know where it fails exactly, use gst_element_link for every
link. gst_element_link_many is just an optimization for stuff that does


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