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Release notes for GStreamer Good Plugins 1.1.2

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.

"Such ingratitude. After all the times I've saved your life."

A collection of plugins you'd want to have right next to you on the battlefield. Shooting sharp and making no mistakes, these plugins have it all: good looks, good code, and good licensing. Documented and dressed up in tests. If you're looking for a role model to base your own plugin on, here it is.

If you find a plot hole or a badly lip-synced line of code in them, let us know - it is a matter of honour for us to ensure Blondie doesn't look like he's been walking 100 miles through the desert without water.

This module contains a set of plugins that we consider to have good quality code, correct functionality, our preferred license (LGPL for the plugin code, LGPL or LGPL-compatible for the supporting library). We believe distributors can safely ship these plugins. People writing elements should base their code on these elements.

Other modules containing plugins are:

contains a basic set of well-supported plugins
contains a set of well-supported plugins, but might pose problems for distributors
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)

Features of this release

    Bugs fixed in this release

    • 612406 : [PATCH] rtspsrc: Race condition
    • 632207 : [rtspsrc] GET_PARAMETER / SET_PARAMETER support
    • 651434 : rtspsrc: don't discard data in interleaved mode
    • 657079 : JPEG RTP Payloader Change to support FaceVsion Webcams
    • 664312 : rtpvorbispay does not handle headers in caps
    • 686459 : pulsesink: playbin uri=x.mp3 audio-sink='identity ! pulsesink' = > not-negotiated flow error
    • 700799 : matroskademux: Got data flow before segment event
    • 701385 : videomixer: Incorrect timestamp calculations for non trivial segments
    • 701519 : videomixer: pushes an incorrect segment event when all its sink pads are EOS
    • 701650 : v4l2: make sure the element is not deleted before the pool
    • 701856 : qtdemux: Does allocation queries before setting caps on all pads
    • 702046 : rtspsrc doesn't produce buffers
    • 702625 : avidemux: duration query returns " zero " for the DV containter format in a AVI file
    • 702638 : v4l2: Optimize negotiation by removing the query filter
    • 702819 : udpsink multicast-iface does not seem to work correctly
    • 702826 : gdkpixbufoverlay: image overlay doesn't work for -ve offset
    • 703114 : deinterleave: deadlock while pushing pending events on all source pads
    • 703182 : multipartmux does not push new segment after flushing seek
    • 703312 : matroskademux: missing profile field in caps for aac audio
    • 703350 : qtdemux: Reports wrong framerate
    • 703399 : v4l2: don't extract data from caps twice
    • 703426 : Fix doc and comment references to gstrtpbin element
    • 703685 : is out of date
    • 703743 : videomixer: Handling of variable fps streams broken
    • 703764 : v4l2: bufferpool: don't forget to release buffer on error


    You can find source releases of gst-plugins-good in the gst-plugins-good download directory.

    The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at .


    The project's website is

    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).

    Find us on IRC at #gstreamer.


    Git is hosted on You can browse the gst-plugins-good 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

    • Alban Browaeys
    • Alex Ashley
    • Andoni Morales Alastruey
    • Arun Raghavan
    • Brendan Long
    • Bruno Gonzalez
    • David Svensson Fors
    • J. Rick Ramstetter
    • Jens Georg
    • Jonas Holmberg
    • Kishore Arepalli
    • Matej Knopp
    • Mathieu Duponchelle
    • Michael Olbrich
    • Ognyan Tonchev
    • Olivier Crête
    • Piotr Drąg
    • Sebastian Dröge
    • Sjoerd Simons
    • Stefan Sauer
    • Thiago Santos
    • Tim-Philipp Müller
    • Wim Taymans
    • Youness Alaoui

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