Custom data handling

Stirling Westrup swestrup at
Mon Apr 29 13:28:37 PDT 2013

On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 7:54 AM, yaksha <raju.babannavar at> wrote:

> Hi Stirling Westrup,
> *Capabilities -> You can also re-use an existing data class and just add
> new
> capabilities to it. *
> I didn't understand above part in your reply. Can you please elaborate it
> little more. What is data class? where can I find its definition.? How to
> add new capability? Thanks in advance.

Capabilities are the data passed along during pipeline negotiation. Things
like "video/x-raw,format=(string)I420", These things are essentially
free-format so one could just add there own parameters if they liked:

Look up GstCaps in the GStreamer reference for information on how to make
and use them.

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Stirling Westrup
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