[gst-devel] 2 playbins in a window

Tim Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Tue May 27 18:57:15 CEST 2008

On Tue, 2008-05-27 at 12:11 +0200, Julien GILLES wrote:

> With a single playbin everything is fine, but if I try to create 2
> playbins, strange things occurs : sometimes the application crashes,
> sometime the application launches, but the two videos remains black
> and there is a lot of GStreamer error on the standard output,
> sometimes the two videos runs, but after 2 seconds one of them hangs.
> Well, it seems to me that there is some global variables that prevents
> the 2 instances to live together ; II wonder if  the playbin plugin is
> guilty, or if the gstreamer framework allows twoo pipelines in the
> same application...

There have been some issues with starting up two pipelines/playbins at
the same time. These should mostly be fixed in CVS (core and plugin
modules) (see e.g. http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=530317).

What versions are you trying with? What errors/warnings are you seeing?


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