[gst-devel] Passing Custom Events

Thirupathiah Annapureddy writetothiru at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 08:30:04 CET 2005

Hi Ronald,
Thanks for your answers.

> Any higher should be good. Maybe we want to add a _PRIVATE value, above
> which everything is private (a GstStructure's name then implies the
> actual event data).
May be the last value in the enum should have been like
GST_EVENT_LAST, so that i could have defined my event as
GST_EVENT_LAST + x. This should have been more portable across the

> Only event-aware elements (that's a flag, set in the _init() function)
> receive events. For other elements, the chain function isn't even called
> for events, but gst_pad_event_default() is automatically called. So the
> elements are probably not broken.
That clarifies a lot.

A. Thirupathi Reddy

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