Appsink and application memory
wim.taymans at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 07:56:14 PDT 2013
On 07/18/2013 04:49 PM, Thomas Scheuermann wrote:
> Hello ,
> I use here gstreamer-sdk with gstreamer-0.10 on a 32-bit debian wheezy.
> Is there a way that a pipeline with appsink uses memory from the
> application for the gstreamer buffers?
> I would like to create a pipeline which decodes streaming video. I need
> the video frames in the application in special memory and I don't want
> to copy them because we want to process a lot of them.
> Now I've seen the appsink element which could help me getting the video
> frames out of the pipeline. But I didn't find a way that appsink uses
> the memory of the application.
> Is there a way to do this?
In 0.10 this is not possible without modifying appsink. In 1.0 you can
allocation query going to appsink and reply to it with an application
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