[gst-devel] GstBuffer metadata

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Mon May 19 21:18:22 CEST 2008


Tomasz Grobelny schrieb:
> I'm new to GStreamer but I've read a bit of documentation and still have some 
> unanswered questions. Namely: is it possible to associate arbitrary metadata 
> with given GstBuffer? I would like to tag each packet with priority 
> information depending on it's type (for example audio with higher priority 
> and video lower). Then I would use this metadata in different plugin that 
> will transmit GstBuffers to network (eg. dccpsinkserver). The metadata should 
> be ignored if given plugin cannot understand it. Would that be possible? 
> Thanks in advance,

there is some discussion about exactly that feature on

Maybe you can add your usecase there.


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