Release notes for
The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new release
in the 0.10.x stable series of the
core of the GStreamer streaming media framework.
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.
The 0.10.x series has been reworked for threadsafety. It also features
various feature additions and enchancements.
This module, gstreamer, only contains core functionality.
For actual media playback, you will need other modules.
- contains a basic set of well-supported plug-ins
- contains a set of well-supported plug-ins under our preferred license
- contains a set of well-supported plug-ins, but might pose problems for
- contains a set of less supported plug-ins that haven't passed the
rigorous quality testing we expect
Features of this release
- Parallel installability with 0.8.x series
- Threadsafe design and API
- QoS in BaseTransform
- gcc 4.1 fixes
- BaseTransform reworked
- Bus reworked; signal API added
Bugs fixed in this release
: [PATCH] [api] loading a class leaves elementfactory blank
: gstreamer Cygwin build fixes
: Build fails with GCC 4.1
: GStreamer CVS head files to build with GCC 4.1
: [basesink] filesink spews warnings when used with flacenc
: xml registry loader should use mmap() where possible
: [GstQueue/GstPad] queue pauses immediately when linked, p...
: Something wrong in caps checking...
: pkg-config files must link with the same check library th...
: Stale libgnomeui check in configure
: Missing functions in def files for dlls
: GST_BOILERPLATE_FULL etc isn' optimised
: start with debugging disabled
: totem goes (and stays) out of sync when running bittorrent
: [queue] Queue might block in EOS
: [filesink] throws error when writing 0 bytes
: small cleanup in gstplugin.c
: Pipeline bus is not initially flushing
: Internal data flow error with latest updates for FC5 with...
: basesink does not call the PAUSED- > PLAYING change_state f...
: GstBaseSrc's send_event handler ignores seek requests aft...
- API additions
You can find source releases of gstreamer in the
gstreamer download directory.
The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at
The project's website is https://gstreamer.freedesktop.org.
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 git.freedesktop.org. You can
browse the gstreamer 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.
Applications ported to GStreamer 0.10 include Totem, RhythmBox, Sound-Juicer,
Gnome Media, Flumotion, Amarok, Jamboree, Pitivi, Istanbul, AnnoAmp, Elisa,
Let us know if you want to be added to this list.
Contributors to this release
- Andy Wingo
- Edward Hervey
- Jan Schmidt
- Julien MOUTTE
- Julio M. Merino Vidal
- Loïc Minier
- Mark Nauwelaerts
- Michael Smith
- Paolo Borelli
- Sebastien Moutte
- Stefan Kost
- Thomas Vander Stichele
- Tim-Philipp Müller
- Tommi Myöhänen
- Wim Taymans
- Zaheer Abbas Merali