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Release notes for GStreamer Python 0.8.3 "Nadolig LLawen"

This is the 0.8.3 release of the GStreamer Python bindings. It should be used with the 0.8.x series of GStreamer and GStreamer Plug-ins.

This is the fourth stable 0.8.0 gst-python release, it's now considered stable and ready to be used in production. It's already being used by serveral applications.

Features of this release

  • add GStreamer logging support from python
  • added a gst.extend package
  • added modules to do jukebox mixed and levelled playback
  • memleak fixes

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 147641 : [docs] pydoc segfaults when viewing gst package doc
  • 171287 : gst-python leaks
  • 313415 : current cvs of gst-python ( branch BRANCH-GSTREAMER-0_8 ...


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

  • Andy Wingo
  • Benjamin Otte
  • Edward Hervey
  • Jan Schmidt
  • Johan Dahlin
  • Martin Soto
  • Michael Scherer
  • Richard Hult
  • Thomas Vander Stichele
  • Zaheer Abbas Merali


  • Edward Hervey

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