Reverse Playback in V1.0

Stefan Sauer ensonic at
Wed Feb 19 10:46:56 PST 2014

On 02/19/2014 04:26 AM, Dave wrote:
> Dear All,
> I am trying to reverse playback direction on a playbin with the
> 'gst_event_new_seek' but this is not working.  Thinking this may be a bug in
> my software, I tried the updated tutorials (basic-tutorial-13) with the same
> result.  With the tutorial, pressing 'd' shows 'Current rate: -1' in the
> terminal window but the pipe freezes.  Subsequent presses of 'd' result in
> 'Unable to retrieve the current position' messages.  No other key presses
> will start the pipeline playing again.  This is the case using the webm or
> local DV or MJPEG files in MOV wrappers.  Is there a new method to reverse
> playback?
Did you try the files with
gst-plugins-base/tests/examples/playback/playback-test 0 <file>

This will bring up the UI to play with the parameters (incl. reverse

> Regards,
> Dave.
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