Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Gapless/crossfade playback in svn trunk

On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 17:01 +0200, Christophe Dehais wrote:
> Something questions me however, why is this designed as a separate
> gstreamer backend instead of extending the current one ?
> Is it meant to replace the default backend when it reaches
> feature/stability parity w.r.t. current backend ?

Trying to extend the current one would mean that most things become "if
(xfade) {xfade code} else {old code}", as there isn't a huge amount of
code overlap between the two.

>From memory, the cross-fading backing had feature-parity with the
current backing, but there are several know bugs and stability issues.
Once it stabilises, it's probably worth replacing the current one.


James "Doc" Livingston
"I run Linux on pretty much everything except the microwave and washing
machine. Those are tempting targets but would probably make Tesla
extremely cross." - Alan Cox

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]