[gst-devel] plug-in interaction question

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Wed Sep 1 15:07:01 CEST 2004

On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 02:56:04PM -0700, Robert Stewart wrote:
> When I am in my "PLAYING" state, I have noticed that the X windows
> cursor is no longer active and I am unable to interact with X at
> all.  Is there some call that I can issue that will in effect return
> control to X for X event processing and that will then return control
> back to me at the location following the call when I want to "give up"
> the cpu and allow X to continue functioning?

It sounds like you have a busy loop in your demuxer loop function
and/or are never leaving the loop function.  Loop functions should
do one thing quickly, and return.


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