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Bug 774321 - GstStream: need API to deactivate streams
GstStream: need API to deactivate streams
Product: GStreamer
Classification: Platform
Component: gstreamer (core)
Other Linux
: Normal enhancement
: git master
Assigned To: GStreamer Maintainers
GStreamer Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-11-12 14:22 UTC by Tim-Philipp Müller
Modified: 2018-11-03 12:38 UTC
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Description Tim-Philipp Müller 2016-11-12 14:22:43 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #646638 +++

We now have new API to select and thus also deselect streams in form of the SELECT_STREAMS event.

We also want API that can be used to deactivate streams, which goes one step further, and would instruct the demuxer to not even read/demux/expose it.

This could be used for example in a thumbnailing application to deactivate decoding of all audio streams, or in GES which uses separate sources/decodebins for audio/video from the same input file.

Question is if we only want to be able to deactivate streams, or if we also want to allow re-activating them again later at runtime.
Comment 1 GStreamer system administrator 2018-11-03 12:38:07 UTC
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