[Telepathy] Gabble/video(->XMPP/Gmail) one way only

Olivier Crête olivier.crete at collabora.co.uk
Tue Jan 19 16:34:00 PST 2010


On Wed, 2010-01-20 at 00:36 +0100, Toby Mangold wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm faced with a strange behaviour in video chat. I'm getting one-way 
> video only when trying to contact
> a friend on XMPP/Gmail. Audio is fine, I can see him (Gmail on Windows), 
> but he doesn't get my video.

This is a known problem. The solution is to use the git version of
gst-plugins-good and the attached patch (to empathy.. well to the file
which is in /usr/share/empathy).

Guillaume: Btw, can we put this patch in both empathy master and in the
next 2.28 release.

> The log messages indicate that the handshake results in H264 video, but 
> than I get the following WARNING:
> (empathy:10709): tp-fs-WARNING **: Error calling 
> Media.StreamHandler::CodecsUpdated: tried to change codec 97's name from 
> JPEG2000 to H264

This is a bug in Google Video which triggers a bug in Gabble. But it
should be harmless in this case (gabble bug is

Olivier Crête
olivier.crete at collabora.co.uk
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