[Matroska-general] Question on GStreamer for Windows
spyder at matroska.org
Sun Jul 3 17:14:19 CEST 2005
> Steve Lhomme schrieb:
>> Bruce A. Rady wrote:
>>> We now have the GStreamer build up on Windows. In addition to
>>> commenting out LIBDIR (which seems to be unused), we also had to add
>>> gst_marshal_VOID__BOXED_OBJECT to \Win32\gstreamer.def.
>>> Now we are looking for a player or example application that runs
>>> under Windows. Do you or anyone else on the list have any suggestions?
>>> Bruce Rady
>> Unfortunately no.
>> I think some other matroska guys had a look recently to make output
>> sinks for GStreamer on Windows, but I don't know the status of that...
> John 'Spyder' Cannon started to look into this recently, but he
> couldnt build Gstreamer on Windows and thus started working with it on
> his Linux box IIRC. Could you guys commit your changes to Gstreamer
> CVS already ?
> We are currently facing serious problems with compatibility issues of
> our DShow playback pack for matroska ( appr. 1.5 Mio downloads
> meanwhile ), there are just too many codec packs and strange DShow
> filters out there coded by people who dont care at all about the DShow
> necessities, resulting in PCs which finally cant play a single video
> file anymore.
> Gstreamer could be the solution to all the problems, once we manage it
> to work on Windows. Right now Steve is working on VLC, as the fastest
> way out of our current playback dilemma.
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I did build gstreamer 0.8.10 with VC.NET 2003 but it failed to load most
of the core plugins even. I would be very interested in your changes.
As for a sample app, you should be able to use gst-launch and build a
simple pipeline with fakesrc and fake sink I think.
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