[gst-devel] about bin type
wuym2000cn at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 13 14:28:54 CEST 2006
At clause "what are bin" in chapter 6 of Application development manual,it
"There are two specialized types of bins available to the GStreamer
* A pipeline: a generic container that allows scheduling of the containing
The toplevel bin has to be a pipeline. Every application thus needs at least
of these. Applications can iterate pipelines using gst_bin_iterate () to
process data while in the playing state.
* A thread: a bin that will be run in a separate execution thread. You will
have to use
this bin if you have to carefully synchronize audio and video, or for
will learn more about threads in Chapter 16."
As I know from many people, A pipeline absolutely has a thread.But here it
seems to say no thread in pipeline. Furthomore,I hardly hear the bin type "A
thread". Could somebody give deeper explanation about it?
Thanks in advance!
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