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Release notes for GStreamer Python bindings 0.10.12 "A Wild Finish"

The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new release in the 0.10.x stable series of the GStreamer Python Bindings.

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.

Features of this release

  • Build fixes
  • make gst.Fraction do simplification like GstFraction does in C
  • Wrap gst_type_find_register
  • Various bug-fixes

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 529728 : wrap gst_type_find_register
  • 529731 : release the GIL around gst_element_factory_make
  • 531697 : wrong indentation
  • 532809 : gst-python version of gst.Fraction doesn't simplify
  • 534888 : gst-python refcount error with gst_event_new_tag

API changes

  • API additions
    • gst.type_find_register()


You can find source releases of gst-python in the gst-python 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).

There is also a #gstreamer IRC channel on the Freenode IRC network.


Git is hosted on You can browse the gst-python 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
  • Damien Lespiau
  • Edward Hervey
  • Jan Schmidt
  • Johan Dahlin
  • Sebastian Dröge

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