[gst-devel] State changes in playback starting time

Wim Taymans wim.taymans at gmail.com
Fri Feb 29 10:52:12 CET 2008

On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 11:01 +0900, anisci wrote:
> Hi, All
> When I start to play a video file using gstreamer, a lot of state
> changes occur frequently between STATE_PLAYING and STATE_PAUSED.
> Of course, a player works well, however I wonder why these state
> changes occur.

State changes between PAUSED and PLAYING are usually because of a
flushing seek. A seek will set the pipeline state back to PAUSED in
order to restore synchronisation after the seek. There is more info
about the state changes in the design docs.


> Can anyone answer to me? 
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