GstBaseSink

GstBaseSink — Base class for sink elements

Synopsis

#include <gst/base/gstbasesink.h>

struct              GstBaseSink;
struct              GstBaseSinkClass;
gboolean            gst_base_sink_query_latency         (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean *live,
                                                         gboolean *upstream_live,
                                                         GstClockTime *min_latency,
                                                         GstClockTime *max_latency);
GstClockTime        gst_base_sink_get_latency           (GstBaseSink *sink);
GstFlowReturn       gst_base_sink_do_preroll            (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstMiniObject *obj);
GstFlowReturn       gst_base_sink_wait_preroll          (GstBaseSink *sink);
GstClockReturn      gst_base_sink_wait_clock            (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstClockTime time,
                                                         GstClockTimeDiff *jitter);
GstFlowReturn       gst_base_sink_wait_eos              (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstClockTime time,
                                                         GstClockTimeDiff *jitter);
void                gst_base_sink_set_sync              (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean sync);
gboolean            gst_base_sink_get_sync              (GstBaseSink *sink);
void                gst_base_sink_set_max_lateness      (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gint64 max_lateness);
gint64              gst_base_sink_get_max_lateness      (GstBaseSink *sink);
void                gst_base_sink_set_qos_enabled       (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean enabled);
gboolean            gst_base_sink_is_qos_enabled        (GstBaseSink *sink);
void                gst_base_sink_set_async_enabled     (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean enabled);
gboolean            gst_base_sink_is_async_enabled      (GstBaseSink *sink);
void                gst_base_sink_set_ts_offset         (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstClockTimeDiff offset);
GstClockTimeDiff    gst_base_sink_get_ts_offset         (GstBaseSink *sink);
void                gst_base_sink_set_render_delay      (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstClockTime delay);
GstClockTime        gst_base_sink_get_render_delay      (GstBaseSink *sink);
void                gst_base_sink_set_last_buffer_enabled
                                                        (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean enabled);
gboolean            gst_base_sink_is_last_buffer_enabled
                                                        (GstBaseSink *sink);
GstBuffer *         gst_base_sink_get_last_buffer       (GstBaseSink *sink);
void                gst_base_sink_set_blocksize         (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         guint blocksize);
guint               gst_base_sink_get_blocksize         (GstBaseSink *sink);
guint64             gst_base_sink_get_throttle_time     (GstBaseSink *sink);
void                gst_base_sink_set_throttle_time     (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         guint64 throttle);
#define             GST_BASE_SINK_PAD                   (obj)

Object Hierarchy

  GObject
   +----GstObject
         +----GstElement
               +----GstBaseSink

Properties

  "async"                    gboolean              : Read / Write
  "blocksize"                guint                 : Read / Write
  "enable-last-buffer"       gboolean              : Read / Write
  "last-buffer"              GstBuffer*            : Read
  "max-lateness"             gint64                : Read / Write
  "preroll-queue-len"        guint                 : Read / Write / Construct
  "qos"                      gboolean              : Read / Write
  "render-delay"             guint64               : Read / Write
  "sync"                     gboolean              : Read / Write
  "throttle-time"            guint64               : Read / Write
  "ts-offset"                gint64                : Read / Write

Description

GstBaseSink is the base class for sink elements in GStreamer, such as xvimagesink or filesink. It is a layer on top of GstElement that provides a simplified interface to plugin writers. GstBaseSink handles many details for you, for example: preroll, clock synchronization, state changes, activation in push or pull mode, and queries.

In most cases, when writing sink elements, there is no need to implement class methods from GstElement or to set functions on pads, because the GstBaseSink infrastructure should be sufficient.

GstBaseSink provides support for exactly one sink pad, which should be named "sink". A sink implementation (subclass of GstBaseSink) should install a pad template in its base_init function, like so:

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static void
my_element_base_init (gpointer g_class)
{
  GstElementClass *gstelement_class = GST_ELEMENT_CLASS (g_class);

  // sinktemplate should be a <GTKDOCLINK HREF="GstStaticPadTemplate">GstStaticPadTemplate</GTKDOCLINK> with direction
  // <GTKDOCLINK HREF="GST-PAD-SINK:CAPS">GST_PAD_SINK</GTKDOCLINK> and name "sink"
  gst_element_class_add_pad_template (gstelement_class,
      gst_static_pad_template_get (&sinktemplate));
  // see <GTKDOCLINK HREF="GstElementDetails">GstElementDetails</GTKDOCLINK>
  gst_element_class_set_details (gstelement_class, &details);
}

GstBaseSink will handle the prerolling correctly. This means that it will return GST_STATE_CHANGE_ASYNC from a state change to PAUSED until the first buffer arrives in this element. The base class will call the GstBaseSinkClass.preroll() vmethod with this preroll buffer and will then commit the state change to the next asynchronously pending state.

When the element is set to PLAYING, GstBaseSink will synchronise on the clock using the times returned from GstBaseSinkClass.get_times(). If this function returns GST_CLOCK_TIME_NONE for the start time, no synchronisation will be done. Synchronisation can be disabled entirely by setting the object "sync" property to FALSE.

After synchronisation the virtual method GstBaseSinkClass.render() will be called. Subclasses should minimally implement this method.

Since 0.10.3 subclasses that synchronise on the clock in the GstBaseSinkClass.render() method are supported as well. These classes typically receive a buffer in the render method and can then potentially block on the clock while rendering. A typical example is an audiosink. Since 0.10.11 these subclasses can use gst_base_sink_wait_preroll() to perform the blocking wait.

Upon receiving the EOS event in the PLAYING state, GstBaseSink will wait for the clock to reach the time indicated by the stop time of the last GstBaseSinkClass.get_times() call before posting an EOS message. When the element receives EOS in PAUSED, preroll completes, the event is queued and an EOS message is posted when going to PLAYING.

GstBaseSink will internally use the GST_EVENT_NEWSEGMENT events to schedule synchronisation and clipping of buffers. Buffers that fall completely outside of the current segment are dropped. Buffers that fall partially in the segment are rendered (and prerolled). Subclasses should do any subbuffer clipping themselves when needed.

GstBaseSink will by default report the current playback position in GST_FORMAT_TIME based on the current clock time and segment information. If no clock has been set on the element, the query will be forwarded upstream.

The GstBaseSinkClass.set_caps() function will be called when the subclass should configure itself to process a specific media type.

The GstBaseSinkClass.start() and GstBaseSinkClass.stop() virtual methods will be called when resources should be allocated. Any GstBaseSinkClass.preroll(), GstBaseSinkClass.render() and GstBaseSinkClass.set_caps() function will be called between the GstBaseSinkClass.start() and GstBaseSinkClass.stop() calls.

The GstBaseSinkClass.event() virtual method will be called when an event is received by GstBaseSink. Normally this method should only be overriden by very specific elements (such as file sinks) which need to handle the newsegment event specially.

GstBaseSink provides an overridable GstBaseSinkClass.buffer_alloc() function that can be used by sinks that want to do reverse negotiation or to provide custom buffers (hardware buffers for example) to upstream elements.

The GstBaseSinkClass.unlock() method is called when the elements should unblock any blocking operations they perform in the GstBaseSinkClass.render() method. This is mostly useful when the GstBaseSinkClass.render() method performs a blocking write on a file descriptor, for example.

The "max-lateness" property affects how the sink deals with buffers that arrive too late in the sink. A buffer arrives too late in the sink when the presentation time (as a combination of the last segment, buffer timestamp and element base_time) plus the duration is before the current time of the clock. If the frame is later than max-lateness, the sink will drop the buffer without calling the render method. This feature is disabled if sync is disabled, the GstBaseSinkClass.get_times() method does not return a valid start time or max-lateness is set to -1 (the default). Subclasses can use gst_base_sink_set_max_lateness() to configure the max-lateness value.

The "qos" property will enable the quality-of-service features of the basesink which gather statistics about the real-time performance of the clock synchronisation. For each buffer received in the sink, statistics are gathered and a QOS event is sent upstream with these numbers. This information can then be used by upstream elements to reduce their processing rate, for example.

Since 0.10.15 the "async" property can be used to instruct the sink to never perform an ASYNC state change. This feature is mostly usable when dealing with non-synchronized streams or sparse streams.

Last reviewed on 2007-08-29 (0.10.15)

Details

struct GstBaseSink

struct GstBaseSink;

The opaque GstBaseSink data structure.


struct GstBaseSinkClass

struct GstBaseSinkClass {
  GstElementClass parent_class;

  /* get caps from subclass */
  GstCaps*      (*get_caps)     (GstBaseSink *sink);
  /* notify subclass of new caps */
  gboolean      (*set_caps)     (GstBaseSink *sink, GstCaps *caps);

  /* allocate a new buffer with given caps */
  GstFlowReturn (*buffer_alloc) (GstBaseSink *sink, guint64 offset, guint size,
                                 GstCaps *caps, GstBuffer **buf);

  /* get the start and end times for syncing on this buffer */
  void          (*get_times)    (GstBaseSink *sink, GstBuffer *buffer,
                                 GstClockTime *start, GstClockTime *end);

  /* start and stop processing, ideal for opening/closing the resource */
  gboolean      (*start)        (GstBaseSink *sink);
  gboolean      (*stop)         (GstBaseSink *sink);

  /* unlock any pending access to the resource. subclasses should unlock
   * any function ASAP. */
  gboolean      (*unlock)       (GstBaseSink *sink);

  /* notify subclass of event, preroll buffer or real buffer */
  gboolean      (*event)        (GstBaseSink *sink, GstEvent *event);
  GstFlowReturn (*preroll)      (GstBaseSink *sink, GstBuffer *buffer);
  GstFlowReturn (*render)       (GstBaseSink *sink, GstBuffer *buffer);

  /* ABI additions */

  /* when an ASYNC state change to PLAYING happens */ /* with LOCK */
  GstStateChangeReturn (*async_play)   (GstBaseSink *sink);

  /* start or stop a pulling thread */
  gboolean      (*activate_pull)(GstBaseSink *sink, gboolean active);

  /* fixate sink caps during pull-mode negotiation */
  void          (*fixate)       (GstBaseSink *sink, GstCaps *caps);

  /* Clear a previously indicated unlock request not that unlocking is
   * complete. Sub-classes should clear any command queue or indicator they
   * set during unlock */
  gboolean      (*unlock_stop)  (GstBaseSink *sink);

  /* Render a BufferList */
  GstFlowReturn (*render_list)  (GstBaseSink *sink, GstBufferList *buffer_list);

  /* notify subclass of query */
  gboolean      (*query)        (GstBaseSink *sink, GstQuery *query);
};

Subclasses can override any of the available virtual methods or not, as needed. At the minimum, the render method should be overridden to output/present buffers.

GstElementClass parent_class;

Element parent class

get_caps ()

Called to get sink pad caps from the subclass

set_caps ()

Notify subclass of changed caps

buffer_alloc ()

Subclasses can override to perform custom buffer allocations

get_times ()

Called to get the start and end times for synchronising the passed buffer to the clock

start ()

Start processing. Ideal for opening resources in the subclass

stop ()

Stop processing. Subclasses should use this to close resources.

unlock ()

Unlock any pending access to the resource. Subclasses should unblock any blocked function ASAP

event ()

Override this to handle events arriving on the sink pad

preroll ()

Called to present the preroll buffer if desired

render ()

Called when a buffer should be presented or output, at the correct moment if the GstBaseSink has been set to sync to the clock.

async_play ()

Subclasses should override this when they need to perform special processing when changing to the PLAYING state asynchronously. Called with the OBJECT_LOCK held.

activate_pull ()

Subclasses should override this when they can provide an alternate method of spawning a thread to drive the pipeline in pull mode. Should start or stop the pulling thread, depending on the value of the "active" argument. Called after actually activating the sink pad in pull mode. The default implementation starts a task on the sink pad.

fixate ()

Only useful in pull mode, this vmethod will be called in response to gst_pad_fixate_caps() being called on the sink pad. Implement if you have ideas about what should be the default values for the caps you support.

unlock_stop ()

Clear the previous unlock request. Subclasses should clear any state they set during unlock(), such as clearing command queues.

render_list ()

Same as render but used whith buffer lists instead of buffers. Since: 0.10.24

query ()

perform a GstQuery on the element. Since: 0.10.36

gst_base_sink_query_latency ()

gboolean            gst_base_sink_query_latency         (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean *live,
                                                         gboolean *upstream_live,
                                                         GstClockTime *min_latency,
                                                         GstClockTime *max_latency);

Query the sink for the latency parameters. The latency will be queried from the upstream elements. live will be TRUE if sink is configured to synchronize against the clock. upstream_live will be TRUE if an upstream element is live.

If both live and upstream_live are TRUE, the sink will want to compensate for the latency introduced by the upstream elements by setting the min_latency to a strictly possitive value.

This function is mostly used by subclasses.

sink :

the sink

live :

if the sink is live. [out][allow-none]

upstream_live :

if an upstream element is live. [out][allow-none]

min_latency :

the min latency of the upstream elements. [out][allow-none]

max_latency :

the max latency of the upstream elements. [out][allow-none]

Returns :

TRUE if the query succeeded.

Since 0.10.12


gst_base_sink_get_latency ()

GstClockTime        gst_base_sink_get_latency           (GstBaseSink *sink);

Get the currently configured latency.

sink :

the sink

Returns :

The configured latency.

Since 0.10.12


gst_base_sink_do_preroll ()

GstFlowReturn       gst_base_sink_do_preroll            (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstMiniObject *obj);

If the sink spawns its own thread for pulling buffers from upstream it should call this method after it has pulled a buffer. If the element needed to preroll, this function will perform the preroll and will then block until the element state is changed.

This function should be called with the PREROLL_LOCK held.

sink :

the sink

obj :

the mini object that caused the preroll. [transfer none]

Returns :

GST_FLOW_OK if the preroll completed and processing can continue. Any other return value should be returned from the render vmethod.

Since 0.10.22


gst_base_sink_wait_preroll ()

GstFlowReturn       gst_base_sink_wait_preroll          (GstBaseSink *sink);

If the GstBaseSinkClass.render() method performs its own synchronisation against the clock it must unblock when going from PLAYING to the PAUSED state and call this method before continuing to render the remaining data.

This function will block until a state change to PLAYING happens (in which case this function returns GST_FLOW_OK) or the processing must be stopped due to a state change to READY or a FLUSH event (in which case this function returns GST_FLOW_WRONG_STATE).

This function should only be called with the PREROLL_LOCK held, like in the render function.

sink :

the sink

Returns :

GST_FLOW_OK if the preroll completed and processing can continue. Any other return value should be returned from the render vmethod.

Since 0.10.11


gst_base_sink_wait_clock ()

GstClockReturn      gst_base_sink_wait_clock            (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstClockTime time,
                                                         GstClockTimeDiff *jitter);

This function will block until time is reached. It is usually called by subclasses that use their own internal synchronisation.

If time is not valid, no sycnhronisation is done and GST_CLOCK_BADTIME is returned. Likewise, if synchronisation is disabled in the element or there is no clock, no synchronisation is done and GST_CLOCK_BADTIME is returned.

This function should only be called with the PREROLL_LOCK held, like when receiving an EOS event in the GstBaseSinkClass.event() vmethod or when receiving a buffer in the GstBaseSinkClass.render() vmethod.

The time argument should be the running_time of when this method should return and is not adjusted with any latency or offset configured in the sink.

sink :

the sink

time :

the running_time to be reached

jitter :

the jitter to be filled with time diff, or NULL. [out][allow-none]

Returns :

GstClockReturn

Since 0.10.20


gst_base_sink_wait_eos ()

GstFlowReturn       gst_base_sink_wait_eos              (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstClockTime time,
                                                         GstClockTimeDiff *jitter);

This function will block until time is reached. It is usually called by subclasses that use their own internal synchronisation but want to let the EOS be handled by the base class.

This function should only be called with the PREROLL_LOCK held, like when receiving an EOS event in the ::event vmethod.

The time argument should be the running_time of when the EOS should happen and will be adjusted with any latency and offset configured in the sink.

sink :

the sink

time :

the running_time to be reached

jitter :

the jitter to be filled with time diff, or NULL. [out][allow-none]

Returns :

GstFlowReturn

Since 0.10.15


gst_base_sink_set_sync ()

void                gst_base_sink_set_sync              (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean sync);

Configures sink to synchronize on the clock or not. When sync is FALSE, incoming samples will be played as fast as possible. If sync is TRUE, the timestamps of the incomming buffers will be used to schedule the exact render time of its contents.

sink :

the sink

sync :

the new sync value.

Since 0.10.4


gst_base_sink_get_sync ()

gboolean            gst_base_sink_get_sync              (GstBaseSink *sink);

Checks if sink is currently configured to synchronize against the clock.

sink :

the sink

Returns :

TRUE if the sink is configured to synchronize against the clock.

Since 0.10.4


gst_base_sink_set_max_lateness ()

void                gst_base_sink_set_max_lateness      (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gint64 max_lateness);

Sets the new max lateness value to max_lateness. This value is used to decide if a buffer should be dropped or not based on the buffer timestamp and the current clock time. A value of -1 means an unlimited time.

sink :

the sink

max_lateness :

the new max lateness value.

Since 0.10.4


gst_base_sink_get_max_lateness ()

gint64              gst_base_sink_get_max_lateness      (GstBaseSink *sink);

Gets the max lateness value. See gst_base_sink_set_max_lateness for more details.

sink :

the sink

Returns :

The maximum time in nanoseconds that a buffer can be late before it is dropped and not rendered. A value of -1 means an unlimited time.

Since 0.10.4


gst_base_sink_set_qos_enabled ()

void                gst_base_sink_set_qos_enabled       (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean enabled);

Configures sink to send Quality-of-Service events upstream.

sink :

the sink

enabled :

the new qos value.

Since 0.10.5


gst_base_sink_is_qos_enabled ()

gboolean            gst_base_sink_is_qos_enabled        (GstBaseSink *sink);

Checks if sink is currently configured to send Quality-of-Service events upstream.

sink :

the sink

Returns :

TRUE if the sink is configured to perform Quality-of-Service.

Since 0.10.5


gst_base_sink_set_async_enabled ()

void                gst_base_sink_set_async_enabled     (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean enabled);

Configures sink to perform all state changes asynchronusly. When async is disabled, the sink will immediately go to PAUSED instead of waiting for a preroll buffer. This feature is useful if the sink does not synchronize against the clock or when it is dealing with sparse streams.

sink :

the sink

enabled :

the new async value.

Since 0.10.15


gst_base_sink_is_async_enabled ()

gboolean            gst_base_sink_is_async_enabled      (GstBaseSink *sink);

Checks if sink is currently configured to perform asynchronous state changes to PAUSED.

sink :

the sink

Returns :

TRUE if the sink is configured to perform asynchronous state changes.

Since 0.10.15


gst_base_sink_set_ts_offset ()

void                gst_base_sink_set_ts_offset         (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstClockTimeDiff offset);

Adjust the synchronisation of sink with offset. A negative value will render buffers earlier than their timestamp. A positive value will delay rendering. This function can be used to fix playback of badly timestamped buffers.

sink :

the sink

offset :

the new offset

Since 0.10.15


gst_base_sink_get_ts_offset ()

GstClockTimeDiff    gst_base_sink_get_ts_offset         (GstBaseSink *sink);

Get the synchronisation offset of sink.

sink :

the sink

Returns :

The synchronisation offset.

Since 0.10.15


gst_base_sink_set_render_delay ()

void                gst_base_sink_set_render_delay      (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         GstClockTime delay);

Set the render delay in sink to delay. The render delay is the time between actual rendering of a buffer and its synchronisation time. Some devices might delay media rendering which can be compensated for with this function.

After calling this function, this sink will report additional latency and other sinks will adjust their latency to delay the rendering of their media.

This function is usually called by subclasses.

sink :

a GstBaseSink

delay :

the new delay

Since 0.10.21


gst_base_sink_get_render_delay ()

GstClockTime        gst_base_sink_get_render_delay      (GstBaseSink *sink);

Get the render delay of sink. see gst_base_sink_set_render_delay() for more information about the render delay.

sink :

a GstBaseSink

Returns :

the render delay of sink.

Since 0.10.21


gst_base_sink_set_last_buffer_enabled ()

void                gst_base_sink_set_last_buffer_enabled
                                                        (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         gboolean enabled);

Configures sink to store the last received buffer in the last-buffer property.

sink :

the sink

enabled :

the new enable-last-buffer value.

Since 0.10.30


gst_base_sink_is_last_buffer_enabled ()

gboolean            gst_base_sink_is_last_buffer_enabled
                                                        (GstBaseSink *sink);

Checks if sink is currently configured to store the last received buffer in the last-buffer property.

sink :

the sink

Returns :

TRUE if the sink is configured to store the last received buffer.

Since 0.10.30


gst_base_sink_get_last_buffer ()

GstBuffer *         gst_base_sink_get_last_buffer       (GstBaseSink *sink);

Get the last buffer that arrived in the sink and was used for preroll or for rendering. This property can be used to generate thumbnails.

The GstCaps on the buffer can be used to determine the type of the buffer.

Free-function: gst_buffer_unref

sink :

the sink

Returns :

a GstBuffer. gst_buffer_unref() after usage. This function returns NULL when no buffer has arrived in the sink yet or when the sink is not in PAUSED or PLAYING. [transfer full]

Since 0.10.15


gst_base_sink_set_blocksize ()

void                gst_base_sink_set_blocksize         (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         guint blocksize);

Set the number of bytes that the sink will pull when it is operating in pull mode.

sink :

a GstBaseSink

blocksize :

the blocksize in bytes

Since 0.10.22


gst_base_sink_get_blocksize ()

guint               gst_base_sink_get_blocksize         (GstBaseSink *sink);

Get the number of bytes that the sink will pull when it is operating in pull mode.

sink :

a GstBaseSink

Returns :

the number of bytes sink will pull in pull mode.

Since 0.10.22


gst_base_sink_get_throttle_time ()

guint64             gst_base_sink_get_throttle_time     (GstBaseSink *sink);

Get the time that will be inserted between frames to control the maximum buffers per second.

sink :

a GstBaseSink

Returns :

the number of nanoseconds sink will put between frames.

Since 0.10.33


gst_base_sink_set_throttle_time ()

void                gst_base_sink_set_throttle_time     (GstBaseSink *sink,
                                                         guint64 throttle);

Set the time that will be inserted between rendered buffers. This can be used to control the maximum buffers per second that the sink will render.

sink :

a GstBaseSink

throttle :

the throttle time in nanoseconds

Since 0.10.33


GST_BASE_SINK_PAD()

#define GST_BASE_SINK_PAD(obj)          (GST_BASE_SINK_CAST (obj)->sinkpad)

Gives the pointer to the GstPad object of the element.

obj :

base sink instance

Property Details

The "async" property

  "async"                    gboolean              : Read / Write

If set to TRUE, the basesink will perform asynchronous state changes. When set to FALSE, the sink will not signal the parent when it prerolls. Use this option when dealing with sparse streams or when synchronisation is not required.

Default value: TRUE

Since 0.10.15


The "blocksize" property

  "blocksize"                guint                 : Read / Write

The amount of bytes to pull when operating in pull mode.

Default value: 4096

Since 0.10.22


The "enable-last-buffer" property

  "enable-last-buffer"       gboolean              : Read / Write

Enable the last-buffer property. If FALSE, basesink doesn't keep a reference to the last buffer arrived and the last-buffer property is always set to NULL. This can be useful if you need buffers to be released as soon as possible, eg. if you're using a buffer pool.

Default value: TRUE

Since 0.10.30


The "last-buffer" property

  "last-buffer"              GstBuffer*            : Read

The last buffer that arrived in the sink and was used for preroll or for rendering. This property can be used to generate thumbnails. This property can be NULL when the sink has not yet received a bufer.

Since 0.10.15


The "max-lateness" property

  "max-lateness"             gint64                : Read / Write

Maximum number of nanoseconds that a buffer can be late before it is dropped (-1 unlimited).

Allowed values: >= -1

Default value: -1


The "preroll-queue-len" property

  "preroll-queue-len"        guint                 : Read / Write / Construct

Number of buffers to queue during preroll.

Default value: 0


The "qos" property

  "qos"                      gboolean              : Read / Write

Generate Quality-of-Service events upstream.

Default value: FALSE


The "render-delay" property

  "render-delay"             guint64               : Read / Write

The additional delay between synchronisation and actual rendering of the media. This property will add additional latency to the device in order to make other sinks compensate for the delay.

Default value: 0

Since 0.10.22


The "sync" property

  "sync"                     gboolean              : Read / Write

Sync on the clock.

Default value: TRUE


The "throttle-time" property

  "throttle-time"            guint64               : Read / Write

The time to insert between buffers. This property can be used to control the maximum amount of buffers per second to render. Setting this property to a value bigger than 0 will make the sink create THROTTLE QoS events.

Default value: 0

Since 0.10.33


The "ts-offset" property

  "ts-offset"                gint64                : Read / Write

Controls the final synchronisation, a negative value will render the buffer earlier while a positive value delays playback. This property can be used to fix synchronisation in bad files.

Default value: 0

Since 0.10.15

See Also

GstBaseTransform, GstBaseSrc