Why is GstBuffer not writable in the _fill method of GstPushSrc?

Ben Rush ben at ben-rush.net
Mon May 6 18:13:47 UTC 2019

Got it. Well, since I'm tinkering in this area, I might try pushing that
information back to Intel.

Thanks again for all your help. I appreciate your expertise and the fact
you're taking the time to educate me.

On Mon, May 6, 2019 at 12:48 PM Sebastian Dröge <sebastian at centricular.com>

> On Mon, 2019-05-06 at 10:20 -0500, Ben Rush wrote:
> > My question is what's the difference between the gst_video_frame_map
> > and the gst_buffer_map in that one is calling into these "meta"
> > functions whereas the other is not. They appear to be two separate
> > ways of mapping the memory, and indeed have dramatically different
> > effects when used in my context, but it's my understanding they
> > should both be doing about the same thing.
> They should be the same thing, but the GstVideoFrame variant might be
> more optimized. But by default, both should behave the same or
> otherwise that's a bug.
> If a special allocator is negotiated between your element and the
> MediaSDK elements (or a special caps feature or ...) then it would be
> valid to only allow using the GstVideoFrame API (or even a completely
> different API) as that could be part of the contract of that
> negotiation result. But this must be opt-in.
> --
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