Record activity for XO-1.5

Daniel Drake dsd at
Tue Apr 20 19:26:09 EDT 2010

On 20 April 2010 19:07, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at> wrote:
> In fact original idea was to do something similar what camerabin does -
> smooth switching between Record modes, w/o any delays. But it was pretty
> undoable due to python binding restrictions and lack of gst knowledge.

but v60 does *exactly* didn't have to rewrite it! Give it a try.

> In my mind, switch to camerabin would be the best way to go. Unfortunately
> camerabin cant work as is on XO-1, it should be patched to let Record
> use two phases encoding and it looks like pretty special in case of
> upstream. But new Record could work on XO-1.5.

It sounds like camerabin is not an option, given that the largest
userbase of the Record activity is XO-1. We need to keep that working.

I don't understand the comment about 2 phase encoding.


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