[Matroska-devel] Re: [gst-devel] Re: Call for ideas : Video and Audio sinks for Gstreamer on Windows

Ronald Bultje rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net
Mon Aug 2 15:11:59 CEST 2004


On Mon, 2 Aug 2004, Sebastian Hartte wrote:
> > I don't know exactly how it should work :
> > - make the plugin scan the plugins on the system and use that to
> > register in the GStreamer registry

That. Again, see the gst-ffmpeg plugin package, it does most of what you
need here.

> I actually did some DirectShow. Hm well there is a way of enumerating
> all pins on a plugin, so mapping should be no problem.
> What i am more concerned about is format conversion because formats
> sometimes are identified via GUIDs on Windows.

You need a win32GUID-to-gstmimetype and a gstmimetype-to-win32GUID mapper
collection, similar to gstffmpegcodecmap.[ch] in gst-ffmpeg.


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