[gst-devel] hardware sources/sinks and GST_RANK

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Fri May 21 10:18:06 CEST 2004

On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 05:19:53PM +0200, Stéphane LOEUILLET wrote:
> hi ML users,
> my basic question would be :
> basically, should src & sink have a rank other than GST_RANK_NONE ?


> and if yes, what are the rules ?

Same as everything else.  If it's an element that is better, it should
have a higher rank than others in the same category.

> what to do in the case of linux, which can have both oss, alsa (esd,
> jack, ...)

Choosing an audiosink is hard, since you generally want to select
one, see if it works, and if it doesn't work, try another.  So you
can't just pick the highest ranked element and expect it to work.


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