Release notes for
GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.9
"I walk the line"
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
- Subtitle fixes
- Support for images in tags
- Playback improvements
- Gnomevfssrc now supports burn:// uris
- Videoscale now supports more RGBA formats
- Multifdsink improvements
- Testsuite can now generate coverage information
Bugs fixed in this release
: Problems with clocks on alsasrc hangs the application
: [vorbisdec] Pushes before being initialized
: [playbin] doesn't always give correct error message for m...
: [alsasink] doesn't set buffer-time correctly
: [audioresample] doesn't clear state when stopped, causing...
: [subparse] workaround for bad entities in sami parser
: [gnomevfs] add support for burn:// URIs
: [riff] gst_riff_parse_strf_vids() can't parse extra data.
: oggmux leaks
: [subparse] parse font face property in sami parser.
: [PATCH] videoscale support for 32-bit RGB-formats
: [textoverlay] crash with non-UTF8 input
: [theoradec] Clipping for exact seeking
: [API] [libgsttag] add enums for image tag type
: [riff] won't play a .wmv file with WMVA video stream
: [typefinding] recognise text/html
: vorbisenc test often fails under valgrind
: [audioconvert] channel remapping does not work right
: Massive leaks with xvimagesink
: alsasrc get_range does not respect requested size
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
- Alessandro Decina
- Andy Wingo
- Cody Russell
- Edward Hervey
- Jan Schmidt
- Lutz Mueller
- Michael Sheldon
- Michael Smith
- Philip Jaegenstedt
- Sebastien Moutte
- Stefan Kost
- Thomas Vander Stichele
- Tim-Philipp Müller
- Wim Taymans
- Young-Ho Cha