[gst-devel] Event not reaching pad

Wim Taymans wim.taymans at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 01:59:54 CEST 2007

On Thu, 2007-09-13 at 16:33 -0700, Steve Fink wrote:
> Ok, it seems like it's getting eaten by the first element in my
> pipeline, a filesrc. It derives from GstBaseSrc, which as far as I can
> tell eats any event that it doesn't handle or doesn't recognize.
> Though I'm still not entirely clear on how events are managed; they
> seem to get eaten all over the place as far as I can tell (unless
> explicitly propagated.) But I'm not sure I'm reading it correctly.
> So... how am I supposed to send signals to my element? I want
> something out of band and guaranteed to get there.

I would say basesrc (filesrc) should push it downstream in the case of a
downstream OOB event. I just fixed this in CVS.

Ideally, you would send the event to your element or implement an action
signal to trigger something.


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