[Development] The dark side of QtMultimedia

Tim Blechmann tim at klingt.org
Thu Nov 13 09:19:23 CET 2014

>>> Yes, this could also simply be our qtmultimedia unit tests. Run the
>>> tests
>>> on your target platforms and if they pass it should be reasonably safe
>>> to
>>> assume that things are working. Of course we’re not there currently, our
>>> coverage for QtMM is not good enough afaict.
>> QtMultimedia's own unit tests use QtMultimedia, so it doesn't isolate the
>> problem. We need tests that use *only* the lower-level multimedia API,
>> like 
>> GStreamer.
> Usually, I’d say that should be gstreamer’s job. They should provide unit
> tests that allow testing a gstreamer implementation on a linux
> system/board.

well, if Qt relies on gstreamer to provide feature X, this feature
should be tested and validated by Qt. the end user won't care, which
part of the system fails.

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