2010/1/21 Sergiy Skuratov <skuratov@...>:
>> if use "gst-launch playbin uri=file:///absolut/path/to/file", playbin use
>> filesrc element by default.
>> I'm created new file source, e.g. "newfilesrc", and I need that playbin
>> it. how can I do it?
> In this particular case, you should explain why you want to replace
> filesrc, and add the features you need to filesrc - or (more likely)
> we can suggest a better way to accomplish your goals.
> To more directly answer your question, playbin2 (you should be using
> this instead of playbin) will select the highest-ranked element that
> can handle the uri it's given, so you'd give your new element a higher
> rank than filesrc.
> I need read files ciphered other my program, and deciph it. no file sourse
> element, which can do it.
> really, playbin2 works like I need -- it takes my newfilesrc!
> so thank you again
You should write a decoder element to decode your format then -
replacing the source element is a bad design. It means you won't be
able to read your format from elsewhere - this is a pretty basic part
of designing gstreamer plugins.