[gst-devel] starting plugins without "pluginstamp.sh"

Andy Wingo wingo at pobox.com
Thu Feb 2 04:09:03 CET 2006

Hi Brad,

On Wed, 2006-02-01 at 08:41 -0700, Brad Midgley wrote:
> I'm getting started on bluetooth stereo plugins. I have a lot of plugins
> to do for it: sbc codec, a2dp bluetooth transfers, and avrcp for remote
> control.

You sure you don't want this in ALSA directly? I'm not too familiar with
the topic, but I believe that is the right way to go. (I assume this is
for bluetooth headphones or the like.)

> I've been reading gstreamer docs and I'm impressed with the design,
> especially the idea of separating out codecs into their own plugins. It
> will be nice for devices with a dsp to be able to snap out the cpu-based
> codec for a dsp task.

Yup, was one of the design goals. But it could be in this case you're
looking too high in the stack.

(Disclaimer: I know nothing about the topic except what you mentioned in
your mail ;)

Andy Wingo

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