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# -*- Mode: Python; py-indent-offset: 4 -*-
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# pygst - Python bindings for the GStreamer multimedia framework.
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# Copyright (C) 1998-2002  James Henstridge
#           (C) 2005 Edward Hervey
#
#   pygst.py: pygst version selection code.
#
#
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# This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
# modify it under the terms of the GNU Library General Public
# License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
# version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
#
# This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
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# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
# Library General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU Library General Public
# License along with this library; if not, write to the
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# Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor,
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# Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
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#
# This allows parallel installation of gst-python
#
# In order to have backward compatibility

import sys

__all__ = ['require']

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_pygst_dir = '@PYGSTDIR@'
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_pygst_version = '@GST_MAJORMINOR@'

_pygst_required_version = None

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class RequiredVersionError(ValueError, AssertionError):
    # AssertionError is subclassed for compatibility reasons.
    pass


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def require(version):
    global _pygst_required_version

    if _pygst_required_version != None:
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        if _pygst_required_version != version:
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            raise RequiredVersionError, "a different version of gst was already required"
        else:
            return
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    if sys.modules.has_key('gst'):
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        raise RequiredVersionError, "pygst.require() must be called before importing gst"
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    if version != _pygst_version:
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        raise RequiredVersionError, "Only version '%s' is available" % _pygst_version
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    # move the pygst path to the front
    while _pygst_dir in sys.path:
        sys.path.remove(_pygst_dir)
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    sys.path.insert(0, _pygst_dir)
    
    _pygst_required_version = version