[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] problem with gstreamer

From: Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Date: Sun Aug 20 11:49:20 EEST 2006

Pavan Krishnamurthy wrote:
> Hi,
> Firstly excuse me if I am reporting this problem in a wrong group. But
> since there are people who have worked on gstreamer in this group I am
> posting this problem.
> I tried to run the "helloworld" program given in the gstreamer-10.8
> documentation on my linux machine. It played back the .ogg file
> without any problem.
> But I needed to play a wave file. So I modified the helloworld code as
> follows:
> 1. instead of oggdemux and vorbis parser elements, I created wavparse
> element.
> 2. Added "filesrc", "wavparse", "alsasink" to the pipeline and linked
> them.
for some file you might need to have "audioconvert" between wavparse and

As already suggested install gstreamer-tools and try with gst-launch
first. It might be also worth to make the pipeline run on x86 linux and
then try on the device.
> Now when I ran the program, it doesnt output the sound, it hangs in
> the gmainloop and never returns from it.
> Can anybody pls tell me whats wrong with this.
> Thanks and Regards,
> Pavan

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