playbin and seeking

Sebastian Dröge sebastian at
Thu Jun 26 00:13:35 PDT 2014

On Di, 2014-06-24 at 18:04 -0700, Shawn Lewis wrote:
> When using playbin, there exists a small period of time when the next
> track has started decoding, but the previous track is still playing.
> If we send a seek event into playbin during that period, which track
> will get seeked? The one that is decoding or the one that is
> visually/audibly playing?
> If the latter, is there special code somewhere to enable that?

The track that is currently decoding. The one that you still hear is
only left in some buffers somewhere, but the source and other elements
are already reading the new track.

Sebastian Dröge, Centricular Ltd -
Expertise, Straight from the Source
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