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Release notes for GStreamer Python bindings 0.10.5 "My Little Poney wants some Funk"

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

  • Now requires glib 2.8 or greater
  • Parallel installability with 0.8.x series
  • Threadsafe design and API

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 319871 : drop GIL state lock when doing something that can cause a...
  • 338982 : python refcounting problems in gstpad.override
  • 313138 : Need to update constructors to use properties
  • 329075 : __gsignals__ doesn' t work in classes derived from gst.Pi...
  • 334548 : Proper use of PyTuple and PyList for return values
  • 339040 : [patch] Error domains from gsterror are not wrapped
  • 339248 : Wrapper for virtual method GstBaseTransform.get_unit_size
  • 339308 : MiniObject arguments for virtual methods shouldn't have t...
  • 339767 : An example of subclassing GstBaseTransform
  • 339938 : example still uses 0.8 API
  • 341114 : pygst.require uses asserts rather than real error checking
  • 341799 : patch to make gst-python work on OSes without
  • 342493 : needs slight updates for 0.10
  • 343652 : sometimes results in " *** glibc detected *** c...


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

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Please submit patches via bugzilla as well.

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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

  • Andy Wingo
  • Edward Hervey
  • Johan Dahlin
  • Johan Rydberg
  • Thomas Vander Stichele
  • Yuri Pankov
  • Артём Попов

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