[gst-devel] Running gstreamer in MAC OS X -- Leopard
msmith at xiph.org
Fri Apr 25 01:10:06 CEST 2008
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 4:00 PM, Philip Joseph <pjoseph at ureach.com> wrote:
> I have built gstreamer in MAC OS (Leopard) and I am attempting to run it.
> When I call gst-launch (with or without arguments), I get the following output
> many times:
> The process has forked and you cannot use this CoreFoundation functionality
> safely. You MUST exec().
> Break on
> to debug.
There's an open bug about this; nobody has stepped up to write a fix for it yet.
A workaround is to set the environment variable GST_REGISTRY_FORK=no
(the downside of that is that memory usage will be substantially
higher if the registry needs re-scanning).
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