[gst-devel] problems with video

Robert RobertCL at iname.com
Tue Dec 11 18:23:46 CET 2007

On Tue, 2007-12-11 at 20:48 +0530, Vinod Nanjaiah wrote:
> Hi!
> I currently have two problems with video playback.
> 1> Seek on video:
> Should I use some specific flags with gst_element_seek () to be able to seek
> on video?
> I tried some possible combinations but was not successful.

I was hoping someone would answer this because I am seeking in video,
but sometimes, it causes a segfault and I was wondering if it was
because I'm doing something wrong in how I'm doing it.  I'm using
gst_element_seek too, but haven't tried playing around with different

> 2> I am trying to use gst_x_overlay_set_xwindow_id () in my code, but it
> gives link errors when building. 

I can help you on this one at least - you probably need to add
-lgstinterfaces-0.10 to your linking flags so that the xoverlay
interface gets linked in.

> Can someone please give me some pointers.
> Regards,
> Vinod
> Message: 4
> Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 19:32:04 +0530
> Subject: [gst-devel] seeking on video streams
> Hi All!
> I am facing problems when I try to seek on video files - Video playback just
> freezes and no audio either.
> But, the same implementation works fine when I seek on audio files.
> If the pipeline is in paused/playing state, I use    "gst_element_seek"    to
> seek the stream to a particular time.
> Are there some special considerations to be taken care of to seek on video
> streams?
> Best Regards,
> Vinod
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