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Release notes for GStreamer Python bindings 0.10.8 "This time I know our side will win."

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

  • Parallel installability with 0.8.x series
  • Threadsafe design and API

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 398567 : undefined symbol: libxml_xmlDocPtrWrap
  • 343980 : [solaris] import gst crash python
  • 363795 : Impossible to reset a pad to " unnegotiated " from Python
  • 380966 : Discoverer doesn't cope well with demuxers that don't cre...
  • 381243 : No checks are made when converting from gst.Fraction to G...
  • 385841 : Handle gchar** (GStrv) arguments
  • 410838 : gst-python doesn't handle gst.Buffers in GValues (e.g. in...
  • 418222 : New parameter to the discoverer to change the default max...
  • 432521 : [gst-discover] show audio and video length in ms
  • 433375 : [win32] autogenerated win32/common/config.h needed
  • 436620 : get_uri_type methods should return enum objects
  • 446674 : API break
  • 450117 : [PATCH] gst.event_new_custom needs to copy structure as C...
  • 451645 : gst.Buffer.stamp() is broked
  • 454259 : Requestable Pad Segfaults When No Name Is Supplied
  • 376996 : [PATCH] Fully implement GstPropertyProbe interface
  • 415003 : build warnings against python 2.5 on x86_64
  • 428299 : Allow python elements to implement pad queries


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.

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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

  • Aidan Delaney
  • David Schleef
  • Edward Hervey
  • Jan Schmidt
  • Johan Dahlin
  • Michael Smith
  • Rene Stadler
  • Sebastien Merle
  • Stefan Kost
  • Tim-Philipp Müller
  • Zaheer Abbas Merali

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