[gst-devel] Running gstreamer in MAC OS X -- Leopard

Tim Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Fri Apr 25 11:15:29 CEST 2008

On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 16:10 -0700, Michael Smith wrote:

> > 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).

I believe CVS of core 'fixes' this by automatically not forking on OSX.


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