Re: rhythmbox: gstreamer vs xine


For some people it seems to work, for others it doesn't. I'm one of the
latter myself; the last couple of months I havent been able to play more
than 5 seconds of a song. Before that, the most I ever got out of rb was
2 hours of playback. With the xine port, I have had it playing for hours
and hours and it still hasn't crashed. Which is kind of nice, after not
really having been able to use your own app after a year of


On Mon, 2003-01-13 at 00:44, iain wrote:
> søn, 2003-01-12 kl. 21:03 skrev Jorn Baayen:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm mailing to let you know I have been moving CVS Rhythmbox
> > (monkey-media) to use xine instead of GStreamer. While I prefer the
> > gnomishness of the GStreamer API over xine, GStreamer is still not very
> > stable, 
> Out of interest, what exactly isn't stable?
> I've been using GStreamer quite extensively for audio playback
> And its working more or less fine, there's some rough edges
> but nothing much.
> iain

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