[gst-devel] Resource Policy Question

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Tue May 13 16:28:19 CEST 2008


Quoting Topi Hukkanen <topi.hukkanen at gmail.com>:

> How does GStreamer handle resources?
> Suppose two applications were fighting for the same resource, is there a way
> in GStreamer to decide an application priority?

GStreamer is mostly inside a process. Ressource clashes happen when  
multiple apps access a ressource. Linux needs something here, but it  
won't be gstreamer I'd say.

What happens right now, is that ressources are given to who ever comes  
first and has permissions.


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