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Release notes for GStreamer 1.0.3

The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new bug-fix release in the 1.x stable series of the core of the GStreamer streaming media framework.

The 1.x series is a stable series targeted at end users. It is not API or ABI compatible with the stable 0.10.x series. It is, however, parallel installable with the 0.10.x series and will not affect an existing 0.10.x installation.

The 1.x series has been reworked for more flexible memory handling, improved caps negotiation and re-negotiation, better handling of dynamic pipelines, and increased performance in general. It also features countless other feature additions and enhancements.

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 plugins
gst-plugins-good
contains a set of well-supported plugins under our preferred license
gst-plugins-ugly
contains a set of well-supported plugins, but might pose problems for distributors
gst-plugins-bad
contains a set of less supported plugins that haven't passed the rigorous quality testing we expect, or are still missing documentation and/or unit tests
gst-libav
contains a set of codecs plugins based on libav (formerly gst-ffmpeg)

Features of this release

  • bufferpool: fix deadlock
  • baseparse: forward stream-start event in push mode, fixing issues with streamsynchronizer
  • basesink: reset START_TIME when needed, fixing position reporting after seeking beyond end

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 666053 : baseparse: prevent excessively high memory usage with large streams
  • 687896 : bufferpool: deadlock in GstBufferPool
  • 688477 : inputselector: fix clock leak in wait_running_time
  • 688511 : Windows compilers without pthreads still have testrtpool.c being built in tests
  • 688655 : baseparse: stream-start events not sent in push mode
  • 685870 : Regression with position when seeking beyond the media duration

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.

Contributors to this release

  • Arnaud Vrac
  • Jan Schmidt
  • Matthew Waters
  • Tim-Philipp Müller
  • Vincent Penquerc'h
  • Wim Taymans

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