[gst-devel] decodebin with playlist?

Jan Schmidt thaytan at noraisin.net
Tue Aug 8 22:08:42 CEST 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-07 at 21:03 -0400, Ian Turner wrote:

> Using the decodebin example code as a reference, everything works fine for the 
> first file. Then I set the pipeline to NULL state, change the "location" 
> property on the gnomevfssrc, and set it back to PLAYING, and all hell breaks 
> loose.

Are you using the latest releases? decodebin should be reusable with
recent gst-plugins-base. 

> I'd rather not recreate the entire pipeline each time, as that entails the 
> starting and stopping of a lot of threads, with consequent performance loss. 
> Is there a better way? How can I tell the decodebin to start typefinding 
> anew?

You're going to be starting and stopping/creating and destroying threads
regardless - pipelines do that when they change state anyway.

Jan Schmidt <thaytan at noraisin.net>

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