Release notes for
GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.8
"Moar gij ziet mij nie"
The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new release
in the 0.10.x stable series of the
GStreamer Base Plug-ins.
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.
This module contains a set of reference plugins, base classes for other
plugins, and helper libraries.
This module is kept up-to-date together with the core developments. Element
writers should look at the elements in this module as a reference for
This module contains elements for, among others:
Other modules containing plug-ins are:
- device plugins: x(v)imagesink, alsa, v4lsrc, cdparanoia
- containers: ogg
- codecs: vorbis, theora
- text: textoverlay, subparse
- sources: audiotestsrc, videotestsrc, gnomevfssrc
- network: tcp
- audio processing: audioconvert, adder, audiorate, audioscale, volume
- visualisation: libvisual
- video processing: ffmpegcolorspace
- aggregate elements: decodebin, playbin
- 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
- alsasink probing fixes
- xvimagesink error reporting fixes
- subtitle fixes
- adder fixes
- vorbis multichannel fixes
- multifdsink streamheader fixes
Bugs fixed in this release
: [subparse] support for SAMI subtitles
: Gstreamer Xv uses RGB instead of YUV.
: video4linux shouldn't depend on X in configure script
: [libvisual] additional support for libvisual-0.4
: [xvimagesink] Internal Error when image is too large
: [subparse] add " encoding " property
: [alsasink] can't enable spdif output
: some users have an assertion failed: (GST_VIDEO_SINK_WIDT...
: audioconvert doesn't list formats in order of preference
: audioconvert crashes if converting from a format with no ...
: bisection algorithm in ogg doesn't bisect in some cases
: [alsasink] doesn't query supported sample rates
: [alsasink] minor memory leak, uses unprotected static var...
: [subparse] sami parser needs to escape characters
: [alsa] add property probe interface to alsasink and alsasrc
: [playbin] add 'subtitle-encoding' property
: [riff] Elephant's Dream AVI does not play, JUNK chunk bef...
: Building without GTK+ fails
: H.264/AAC movie deadlocks with totem in gstreamer code, p...
: [adder] dead-locks when adding sink pads in PAUSED state
You can find source releases of gst-plugins-base in the
gst-plugins-base download directory.
The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at
The project's website is https://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 gst-plugins-base 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
- Edward Hervey
- Jan Schmidt
- Julien Moutte
- Martin Szulecki
- Michael Smith
- Peter Kjellerstedt
- Sebastien Moutte
- Stefan Kost
- Thomas Vander Stichele
- Tim-Philipp Müller
- Wim Taymans
- Young-Ho Cha
- Zaheer Abbas Merali