Avoid primary nv-infer for specific stream ID

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• Hardware Platform (Jetson / GPU) x86 RTX-3060
• DeepStream Version 6.1
• JetPack Version (valid for Jetson only) N/A
• TensorRT Version
• NVIDIA GPU Driver Version (valid for GPU only) 525.125.06
• Issue Type( questions, new requirements, bugs) questions
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I have a specific requirement to modify the existing deepstream-app in order to skip or avoid inference for pgie element for specific stream ID this is because in one of the use-case i don’t need primary detector to generate bounding boxes instead pre-defined ROI will be used and in follow-up to this sgie will be used as a secondary classifier, however this can be easily achieved by implementing a separate app and mimicking pgie as a dummy element but i want a single pipeline solution which deals with multiple RTSP streams, out of which few stream’s will work with regular pipeline elements like pgie(detector) -> Tracker -> sgie(classifier) but other streams don’t require pgie as mentioned earlier , one solution that i tried by directly appending the ROI as a desired bounding boxes in the custom post-processing function and the pipeline does the rest as below,

static std::vector<NvDsInferParseObjectInfo> decodeYoloTensor(const int*          num_dets,
                                                                const float*        bboxes,
                                                                const float*        scores,
                                                                const int*          labels,
                                                                const unsigned int& img_w,
                                                                const unsigned int& img_h)

    std::vector<NvDsInferParseObjectInfo> bboxInfo;
    size_t                                nums = num_dets[0];
 for (size_t i = 0; i < nums; i++) {
 /* extract the bbox from object detected from output layer of the pgie network model and append it to bboxInfo*/
 if(asset_roi_cord && shm_fd > 0)
        // Process the list of structs as needed
        roi_len = asset_roi_cord->roi_len;
        for (int i = 0; i < roi_len; i++) {
            NvDsInferParseObjectInfo obj;
            obj.left                = asset_roi_cord->roi[i * 4];
            obj.top                 = asset_roi_cord->roi[i * 4 + 1];
            obj.width               = asset_roi_cord->roi[i * 4 + 2];
            obj.height              = asset_roi_cord->roi[i * 4 + 3];
            obj.classId             = 9;

    return bboxInfo;

but in this case i don’t want to add additional unnecessary toll in latency for pgie element , so as a quick work around i was thinking to some how skip primary inference for given stream ID in gstnvinfer.cpp code, but i don’t know how to do these changes in order to handle with multiple batch scenario which is often a case while dealing with multiple streams.

So what could be the possible work around for this issue.
Thank you.

So some sources in your use-case require pgie, while others do not? Are these sources fixed? Like sources 1,2,3 require pgie, sources 4,5,6 do not.

Yes, source ID’s will be fixed.

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There is currently no feasible solution. You can try to achieve it yourself. Add the following code for logical control. If you don’t require pgie, you can use the gst_nvinfer_process_objects API. Because there is no object in your image, it will not be processed by default.

  if (nvinfer->input_tensor_from_meta) {
   flow_ret = gst_nvinfer_process_tensor_input (nvinfer, inbuf, in_surf);
  } else if (nvinfer->process_full_frame) {
   flow_ret = gst_nvinfer_process_full_frame (nvinfer, inbuf, in_surf);
  } else {
    flow_ret = gst_nvinfer_process_objects (nvinfer, inbuf, in_surf);

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