[Dev] Clarificaiton: gstreamer git paths and branches in tizen.org

Yin, Yan yan.yin at intel.com
Wed Oct 9 11:44:03 GMT 2013


Hi Anas,

Regards,
Yin, Yan


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Zhu, Peter J
> Sent: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 12:05 PM
> To: Nashif, Anas; Yin, Yan; dev at lists.tizen.org
> Subject: RE: [Dev] Clarificaiton: gstreamer git paths and branches in tizen.org
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dev-bounces at lists.tizen.org [mailto:dev-bounces at lists.tizen.org]
> > On Behalf Of Nashif, Anas
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 10:04 PM
> > To: Yin, Yan; dev at lists.tizen.org
> > Subject: Re: [Dev] Clarificaiton: gstreamer git paths and branches in
> > tizen.org
> >
> > Yan,
> >
> > That compat branch business was done "temporarily" FOUR months ago to
> > get things going when we start moving to 3.0. It was supposed to serve
> > as a bridge for a short time while you guys work on 1.0 porting. Based
> > on discussions 4 months ago the schedule for moving to 1.0 was September.
> > It is really confusing and misleading and also will cause lots of
> > conflicts if after
> > 4 months we still did not move an inch and I would prefer that all the
> > gst work is done in a proper way instead of doing parallel development
> > of old and new code. It is already confusing now with many packages
> > using 1.0 and other using 0.10.
> >
> I agree. However having Tizen 2.2 work on gstreamer 0.10 looks like one
> requirement from Samsung side now. I'm seeking comments from Samsung
> side whether we could skip this, i.e removing all gstreamer 0.10 from
> tizen.org right now and focus on 1.0
[Yan] Exactly, please Samsung peers provide inputs on this.

> 
> > I would prefer to see a plan for removing 0.10 completely and starting
> > a new page with 1.0 and fixing the issues as we go. We have seen that
> > moving to 1.0 comes with some issues, but those are manageable and
> > less confusing as having to stacks of gst in the build.
> >
> Yes, we are working out a plan soon.
[Yan] Yes, we're working on the plan, trust me, I'm the one who most badly needs the upgrade, maintaining two copies of gstreamer (involves 40+ packages) is a nightmare for me.

> 
> Peter



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