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Release notes for GStreamer 0.10.2 "If man is five"

The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new release in the 0.10.x stable series of the core of the GStreamer streaming media framework.

The 0.10.x series is a stable series targeted at end users. It is not API or ABI compatible with the stable 0.8.x series. It is, however, parallel installable with the 0.8.x series.

The 0.10.x series has been reworked for threadsafety. It also features various feature additions and enchancements.

This module, gstreamer, only contains core functionality. For actual media playback, you will need other modules.

gst-plugins-base
contains a basic set of well-supported plug-ins
gst-plugins-good
contains a set of well-supported plug-ins under our preferred license
gst-plugins-ugly
contains a set of well-supported plug-ins, but might pose problems for distributors
gst-plugins-bad
contains a set of less supported plug-ins that haven't passed the rigorous quality testing we expect

Features of this release

  • Parallel installability with 0.8.x series
  • Threadsafe design and API
  • documentation updates
  • bug fixes

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 325429 : GST_BOILERPLATE_FULL can't be used when compiling with -W...
  • 316086 : MinGW compilation: fileindexer depends on mmap

Download

You can find source releases of gstreamer in the gstreamer download directory.

The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at git.freedesktop.org.

Homepage

The project's website is http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org.

Support and Bugs

We use GNOME's bugzilla for bug reports and feature requests.

Please submit patches via bugzilla as well.

For help and support, please subscribe to and send questions to the gstreamer-devel mailing list (see below for details).

There is also a #gstreamer IRC channel on the Freenode IRC network.

Developers

Git is hosted on git.freedesktop.org. You can browse the gstreamer repository.

All code is in Git and can be checked out from there.

Interested developers of the core library, plugins, and applications should subscribe to the gstreamer-devel list.

Applications

At this point many ports of existing applications to 0.10 are underway, some still experimental. Applications with 0.10 support in either their latest releases or CVS includes, but it not limited to Buzztard, Flumotion, gnome-media, Rhythmbox, Sound Juicer and Totem.

Contributors to this release

  • Brian Cameron
  • David Schleef
  • Edward Hervey
  • James Livingston
  • Jan Schmidt
  • Sebastien Moutte
  • Stefan Kost
  • Thomas Vander Stichele
  • Tim-Philipp Müller
  • Wim Taymans

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