[gst-devel] Regarding Seek events.

Sameer Naik sameer at nextbitcpu.com
Sun Dec 14 07:25:49 CET 2008

Right! that makes a lot of sense.

Developement Lead
NextBiT Computing Pvt. Ltd.
Bangalore, India
On Wednesday 10 December 2008 23:40:24 Michael Smith wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 10:41 PM, Sameer Naik
> <sameer.subscriptions at damagehead.com> wrote:
> > Are you implying that though the state of the pipeline is set to PAUSED,
> > the filesrc will continue providing data to its peer. Is this the default
> > behaviour of the plugin? Because if it is, then when a pipeline is in
> > PAUSED state then an application would still be doing quite a lot of
> > processing and also hogging the memory resources.
> I was attempting to state that explicitly, not imply it, but yes.
> This is how gstreamer is designed; elements other than sinks (and live
> sources) should not treat PAUSED and PLAYING differently at all.
> Note that in most pipelines, something will block after a relatively
> short period of time - e.g. a downstream queue will become full, and
> block - so it doesn't consume cpu resources for an unbounded period,
> only for long enough to fill the downstream queues.
> Mike

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