[webkit-qt] Phonon support improvement...

Trever Fischer tdfischer at fedoraproject.org
Sun Feb 6 13:13:55 PST 2011

On Saturday, February 05, 2011 05:11:42 pm Dawit A wrote:
> Hi,
> I was looking into what it would take to make the Phonon support in
> QtWebKit usable and I ran into few issue which I need some answers
> for... The first issue I wanted to investigate was whether or not I
> can use Phonon's AbstractMediaStream class to obtain the streaming
> multimedia data through QNAM instead of letting Phonon delegate that
> action to the backends. My work on this has been frustrating to say
> the least, but in the end what I have realized is that unless the
> abstract media streaming implementation is in a separate thread or
> process it will block the main GUI thread. And of course the outcome
> of doing that is rather obvious.
> So the question I have is whether or not the use of QThread is allowed
> or frowned upon in classes like MediaPlayerPrivatePhonon.cpp ?
AbstractMediaStream is going threaded soon.
> Regards,
> Dawit A.
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