Release notes for
GStreamer Base Plugins 1.10.3
The GStreamer team is proud to announce the third bugfix release in the stable
1.10 release series of your favourite cross-platform multimedia framework!
This release only contains bugfixes and it is safe to update from 1.10.x. For a
full list of bugfixes see Bugzilla.
See /releases/1.10/ for the full release notes.
This module contains a set of reference plugins, base classes for other
plugins, and helper libraries. It also includes essential elements such
as audio and video format converters, and higher-level components like playbin,
decodebin, encodebin, and discoverer.
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 plugins are:
- device plugins: x(v)imagesink, alsa, v4lsrc, cdparanoia
- containers: ogg
- codecs: vorbis, theora
- text: textoverlay, subparse
- sources: audiotestsrc, videotestsrc, giosrc
- network: tcp
- typefind functions
- audio processing: audioconvert, adder, audiorate, audioresample, volume
- visualisation: libvisual
- video processing: videoconvert, videoscale
- high-level components: playbin, uridecodebin, decodebin, encodebin, discoverer
- libraries: app, audio, fft, pbutils, riff, rtp, rtsp, sdp, tag, video
- contains a set of well-supported plugins under our preferred license
- contains a set of well-supported plugins, but might pose problems for
- 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
- contains a set of codecs plugins based on libav (formerly gst-ffmpeg)
Bugs fixed in this release
: rtsp-url: unescape special chars in user/pass part of URL
: opusdec: too short buffers trigger error instead of PLC
: multifdsink removing slow client corrupts matroska stream
: multihandlesink: buffers-queued is off by one
: oggdemux: Hangs on divx-bandits-sample file
: ssaparse: memory leak in gst_ssa_parse_setcaps
: tagdemux: Crash if getrange/shutdown happen at the same time
: qtdemux/xmptag: memory leak in gst_tag_list_from_xmp_buffer
: gst-play should set GST_GL_XINITHREADS so that XinitThread() is called appropriately
: playbin/playsink fail to use timeoverlay as video-filter
: riff-media: floating point exception in gst_riff_create_audio_caps
: riff: stack overflow in gst_riff_create_audio_caps
: samiparse: heap oob in html_context_handle_element
: floating point exception in gst_riff_create_audio_caps (different than #777262)
: audio-resampler: integer overflow in clamping code
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
- Carlos Rafael Giani
- Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
- Jan Schmidt
- Mark Nauwelaerts
- Nicolas Dechesne
- Sebastian Dröge
- Stuart Weaver
- Thibault Saunier
- Tim-Philipp Müller
- Vincent Penquerc'h