[gst-devel] seek did not work!!

Michael Smith msmith at fluendo.com
Thu Aug 24 09:49:34 CEST 2006

On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 14:20 +0800, Jim Liu wrote:
> Hello,everybody!
> I use element `playbin` to playback .
> 1. When uri=file:// ,playback ok, seek to some position ok !
> 2. When uri=http://,playback ok,but can not seek to some position,it seemed 
> that API function `gst_element_seek`  did not work!

Seeking over HTTP is not, in general, possible.

There are a number of special cases where it is possible. Some formats
allow it, most don't. 


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