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

Stray alistair.stray at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 21 13:12:06 CEST 2010

> Edward Hervey wrote:
> > 
> >> 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).
> > 
> Unfortunately, I'm developing the player for windows. I use OSSBuild
> (GStreamer-winbuild) for it.
> I use playbin2, it chooses plugins on its own, and I cannot affect it.
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Couldn't you change the rank of the factory you want it to select
instead of what it is selecting. I've managed to do this in python on
linux with
       if mpfactory:
           mpfactory.set_rank(gst.RANK_PRIMARY + 1)

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