Mo Cheng chengmo03013106 at
Fri Jan 6 02:09:43 PST 2012

why dont you query the top pipeline position?
I was doing that. it worked fine.

On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 10:41 PM, Mohammad Afaneh <mafaneh at> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I noticed that when querying the position of a pipeline, GstBin is looking
> for the maximum position reported by the elements within that bin. What is
> the reasoning behind that?
> In a custom pipeline that I have running (with a couple of appsinks and a
> video renderer acting as sinks), the appsinks were reporting a position in
> response to the query. The correct position was reported by the video
> renderer but since it was less than the position reported by the appsinks
> it was masked (this was after some trick modes were performed). I guess I
> could query the video renderer element directly for its position but I was
> just trying to understand the reasoning behind reporting the max position.
> Thanks,
> Mohammad
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