[gst-devel] gst_element_factory_make question..

Robert Swain robert.swain at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 15:31:33 CET 2010

On 18/03/10 14:15, wanting2learn wrote:
> Look at this function:
> gst_element_factory_make ("fakesrc", "source");
> The element I want to make is of type "fakesrc", I can make other elements
> e.g. "rtspsrc", "decodebin2" etc.
> 1.  Where can I get a list of ALL the types of elements that are available
> for me to  create??

Run the gst-inspect tool to see which are installed. To see which you 
can install, check gstreamer.net I guess. There's a page about the 
plugins on there.

> 2.  Where are the 'binaries' for these located at?

Normally $prefix/lib/gstreamer-0.10/ I think. So, for a distribution 
installed package, probably /usr/lib/gstreamer-0.10


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