Duration recalculation

Pranshu Nahar pranshu24 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 06:57:40 PDT 2011

Can any help me with the pipeline to play 720p .mp4 files on Gstreamer,
I am playing it on Beagleboard.

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 7:22 PM, arnaud tonda <arnaud.tonda at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> i'm facing a little annoying problem.
> to give you the context, i get some satellite DVB streams from a DVB card.
> this stream is saved on a .ts file.
> i must record the stream to be able to control this "pseudo-llive" stream.
> the idea is to play this file with gstreamer.
> the problem i have is that the duration of the stream is never updated.
> So when i get the duration with a gst_element_query_duration(), the
> returned duration is the one calculated at gstreamer start time. but in my
> case it's not right the file is filled permanently and the duration evolves.
> as mentioned here
> http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/data/doc/gstreamer/head/gstreamer/html/GstBin.html
> **********************************************
> Is posted by an element that detected a change in the stream duration. *The
> default bin behaviour is to clear any cached duration values so that the
> next duration query will perform a full duration recalculation.* The
> duration change is posted to the application so that it can refetch the new
> duration with a duration query. Note that these messages can be posted
> before the bin is prerolled, in which case the duration query might fail.
> **********************************************
> but i never receive this message.
> is there any way to force the pipeline (or playbin, or some other element)
> to update this duration?
> or a method to manually clear the cached duration?
> i hope i was clear
> Best regards
> --
> Arnaud Tonda
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Pranshu Nahar
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