Release notes for
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.
- contains a basic set of well-supported plug-ins
- contains a set of well-supported plug-ins under our preferred license
- contains a set of well-supported plug-ins, but might pose problems for
- 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
- 33% of library size removed by parse change
- (Experimental) QoS features (use max-lateness on BaseSink subclasses to enable)
Bugs fixed in this release
: GStreamer 0.10 hangs at EOS for all songs
: triggering a gst_task_join from the streaming task can de...
: document thread-unsafety of gst_value_foo() + gst_value_r...
: Smarter (deterministic!) typefind decisions
: varargs/valist functions aren't bindable
: only one gst_bin_recalc_state allowed at a time
: CVS directory in make dist tarball
: API: add GST_QUERY_TYPE_NAME and GST_MESSAGE_TYPE_NAME
: basesrc emits EOS unconditionally when going to READY
: Shrinking gst_parse_launch bloat
: Basetranform is not reusable
: API: GstPipeline needs API to disable flushing of its bu...
: [filesrc] seek does not correct read position in non-mmap...
: [basesrc] needs way to prevent expensive start/stop in ch...
: New API: gst_type_find_helper_for_buffer
: New API: gst_type_find_helper_get_range
: Registry file writing rewrite
: tests should set G_SLICE=always-malloc now
: GST_BOILERPLATE_WITH_INTERFACE can't be used in C++ code
: Add pad accessor defines for GstBaseTransform
: New API: add gst_uri_has_protocol
: gst_registry_get_default doesn't sink newly created registry
: _pad_send_event does not check flushing correctly
: Add ability to emit sync-message without messing with the...
- API additions
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
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.
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 ported to GStreamer 0.10 include: totem, gnome-media, RhythmBox,
Sound-juicer, Jamboree, Flumotion.
Contributors to this release
- Andy Wingo
- Christophe Fergeau
- Jan Schmidt
- Julien MOUTTE
- Loïc Minier
- Michael Smith
- Renchi Raju
- Ross Burton
- Sebastien Moutte
- Thomas Vander Stichele
- Tim-Philipp Müller
- Torsten Schoenfeld
- Vincent Torri
- Wim Taymans