[gst-devel] Event not reaching pad

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Sun Sep 23 21:07:04 CEST 2007

Hi Steve,

Steve Fink wrote:
> On 9/13/07, Steve Fink <sphink at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 9/13/07, Wim Taymans <wim.taymans at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I would say basesrc (filesrc) should push it downstream in the case of a
>>> downstream OOB event. I just fixed this in CVS.
>> Thanks! I'm still not seeing it get further, but I'm probably running
>> the wrong version now or something. I'll try it again tomorrow.
> Yep, it was me. I was using the versions of those elements from the
> registry instead of my build.
> However, I think your change has a ref counting bug in gstbasesrc.c
> gst_base_src_send_event() calls gst_pad_push_event() with the event,
> but then additionally falls through to the gst_event_unref() at the
> end of the function, resulting in a ref count one too low. I'm new to
> gstreamer, but it looks to me like you need to either call
> gst_event_ref() before gst_pad_push_event(), or avoid the unref call.

Is this now fixed? If not can you file a bug please. Would be good to have a
unit-test for this too.


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