[gst-devel] gst_element_send_event - textoverlay

Wim Taymans wim.taymans at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 19:08:44 CET 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-17 at 19:01 +0100, Julien Isorce wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to know if gst_element_send_event is thread safe ?

The -core implementations are threadsafe. If this is actually threadsafe
for a particular element depends on the element.

> Actually I want to set the textoverlay's property "text" from an other
> thread than the main thread. 

The text property does not seem to be threadsafe from looking at the
code. It also probably does not do what you think it does.

> Is there an existing event which can do that ? If it doest not already
> exist, do you have an example that shows how to create an textEvent
> (then i call : gst_element_send_event( textoverlayElement, textEvent)

We don't have any text events, what would you use them for?

> Thx
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