[gst-devel] How can I temporarily disable element, loaded by playbin2?

Edward Hervey bilboed at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 08:37:57 CEST 2010

On Tue, 2010-07-20 at 04:21 -0700, wl2776 wrote:
> Playbin2 on Linux now properly supports reverse framestepping on Linux, and
> doesn't on windows.
> I've studied pipelines, created on both platforms and found that they differ
> in audio decoder.
> Linux playbin2 uses Fluendo MP3 decoder, while windows playbin2 uses
> ffdec_mp3float.
> I also tried to create simplified pipelines on windows, playing video only,
> and they have supported reverse playback of MPEG2 files.
> So, I suspect, that ffdec_mp3float is the culprit. 

  * ffdec_mp3float isn't supported by our version of gst-ffmpeg (aka :
you're not going to get any support if you see issues with it). With
ffdec_mp3 we *could* maybe give you some assistance, but...
  * ... you should use one of the other mp3 decoders available on linux
(aka : mad).

> I'd like to temporarily disable flump3dec on linux and this way have
> playbin2 to create a pipeline with ffdec_mp3. 
> How can I do that?

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