Bug#863663: libgstreamer1.0-0: plays MJPEG AVI files (and possibly other formats) at degraded quality

Francesco Poli invernomuto at paranoici.org
Sat Jun 10 16:34:42 UTC 2017

On Wed, 7 Jun 2017 23:23:30 +0200 Francesco Poli wrote:

> On Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:44:02 +0300 Sebastian Dröge wrote:
> > On Thu, 2017-06-01 at 23:47 +0200, Francesco Poli wrote:
> > > Which is the feature that corresponds to avdec_mjpeg?
> > > Which is the one corresponding to jpegdec?
> > 
> > You could get them from the registry by exactly those names with
> > gst_registry_find_feature(). The type is GST_TYPE_ELEMENT_FACTORY.
> Mmmh, I suppose that this is translatable into Vala, if the application
> is written in Vala...
> At least, by looking at "gstreamer-1.0.vapi", I see that there is a
> method named find_feature() in the class Registry of namespace Gst and
> a method set_rank() in the class PluginFeature of namespace Gst.
> I have to figure out how to use them, since I am not familiar at all
> with Vala (are you able to help me, by chance?), but that's another
> story!
> As an alternative, is there some configuration file that the user can
> tweak in order to adjust the ranks of jpegparse and avdec_mjpeg,
> without modifying the application that uses the GStreamer library?

Did you receive this question of mine?
Could you please reply?

> I really hope we can find a workaround soon (and, in the meanwhile, I
> also hope that the actual bug gets a proper fix).

Is there any progress on the bug fixing front?

Please let me know, thanks a lot for your time!

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..................................................... Francesco Poli .
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