[gst-devel] Proposition for a media test suite

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Mon Nov 14 05:31:12 CET 2005

On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 14:10 +0100, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> Hi,
> > >>* shoudn't it be done in check?
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Wouldn't it be painful to have to write everything in C ?
> > Do you think its a lot? I belive its a lot of media files but not so many 
> > actions.
> Are you sure ? There's heaps of stuff we could be doing - random
> seeking, querying of position, type detection, properties detection,
> reverse playback, snapshotting, comparing to a known good reference
> decode, doing statistical analysis on output, comparing different
> decodings of encodings of the same file, ...

You might want to look at:

It uses toxine (a scriptable xine-lib front-end) and a number of scripts
that will test seeking, playback, etc.
I don't think something similar would be that hard to achieve using

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