[gst-devel] Rhythmbox+Pause+GstStaticPadTemplate & GstAudioClock

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Sun Sep 12 16:04:05 CEST 2004

On Sat, Sep 11, 2004 at 02:35:16PM +0100, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
> Setting the sink to NULL was broken in the early 0.8 releases, then it 
> was fixed, and Company readded it to rhythmbox. I don't really see the 
> point of waiting 5 secs to go to READY or NULL since people will 
> generally pause music for longer than that, so we probably can do it 
> immediatly. If setting the sink to NULL is considered wrong by the 
> GStreamer team, we probably can special case alsasink and osssink to 
> only do it for those two.
> Anyway, the only thing I'm interested in is a good way of releasing the 
> sound device on pause. It works by setting the sink to NULL. If this is 
> wrong/if there are other ways, feel free to propose a better way to do it ;)

The correct method right now is to set the element state to NULL.
This will probably change in 0.9.


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