[gst-announce] RELEASE: GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.21 'We Could Be Wrong'
thaytan at noraisin.net
thaytan at noraisin.net
Thu Oct 2 17:24:56 PDT 2008
This mail announces the release of GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.21 'We Could Be Wrong'.
GStreamer Base Plug-ins is a well-groomed and well-maintained collection of
GStreamer plug-ins and elements, spanning the range of possible types of
elements one would want to write for GStreamer. It also contains helper
libraries and base classes useful for writing elements.
A wide range of video and audio decoders, encoders, and filters are included.
For more information, see http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/modules/gst-plugins-base.html
To file bugs, go to http://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=GStreamer&component=gst-plugins-base
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Release notes for GStreamer Base Plug-insÂ 0.10.21 "We Could Be Wrong"
The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new release
in the 0.10.x stable series of the
GStreamer Base Plug-ins.
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.
This module contains a set of reference plugins, base classes for other
plugins, and helper libraries.
This module is kept up-to-date together with the core developments. Element
writers should look at the elements in this module as a reference for
This module contains elements for, among others:
device plugins: x(v)imagesink, alsa, v4lsrc, cdparanoia
codecs: vorbis, theora
text: textoverlay, subparse
sources: audiotestsrc, videotestsrc, gnomevfssrc
audio processing: audioconvert, adder, audiorate, audioscale, volume
video processing: ffmpegcolorspace
aggregate elements: decodebin, playbin
Other modules containing plug-ins are:
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
* Continue playbin2 development
* Ogg improvements - CELT support, skeleton fixes
* DVD subpicture support
* Improved audio dithering random number generator
* xvimagesink/ximagesink fixes
* Vorbis encoding and decoding fixes
* Recognise Kate subtitle streams
* Many bug-fixes and enhancements
Bugs fixed in this release
* 537380 : [gnomevfssrc] Doesn't handle short reads properly
* 538656 : xvimagesink support for autofill/colorkey property
* 540334 : Build fails without X in tests/examples/seek
* 528299 : Multiple GstMixerTracks with the same label cause problem...
* 530068 : Ogg Streams with Skeleton and Granulepos > 0 do not work(...
* 537009 : playbin2 silly typo breaks signals
* 537045 : decodebin2 sometimes emits 'drained' multiple times
* 537599 : [oggdemux] skeleton streams not skipped in ogg
* 537889 : [xvimagesink] colorbalance is bad
* 538232 : vorbisenc/vorbisdec don't work with a live source
* 538663 : gdppay memleak in gst_gdp_pay_reset
* 540215 : decodebin does not insert a queue for raw data type
* 540351 : [avidemux] Doesn't know about Duck DK4 ADPCM
* 540497 : ffmpegcolorspace is returning wrong size
* 541358 : cross mingw32 gcc: getaddrinfo is not in ws2_32.dll befor...
* 544306 : rtspsrc debug=1 segfaults with some libc
* 548898 : GStreamer-CRITICAL errors on seeking beyond stream borders
* 548913 : vorbisenc being picky about rounding errors in timestamps
* 549062 : Video devices aren't updated on subsequent probing.
* 549814 : [typefind] add application/pdf typefinder
* 550582 : [oggdemux] KATE streams not recognised
* 550638 : [typefind] Recognize some jpeg2k file types
* 550656 : recognize TrueSpeech in wavparse
* 550729 : gst-plugins-base won't compile with " -pedantic " option
* 552960 : tagdemux asserts and aborts on truncated files
* 553244 : theoraparse doesn't work at all (throws criticals and ass...
API changed in this release
- API additions:
* Add "index" property to GstMixerTrack to differantiate between
multiple mixer tracks with the same label.
You can find source releases of gst-plugins-base in the download directory:
More details can be found on the project's website:
Support and Bugs
We use GNOME's bugzilla for bug reports and feature requests:
CVS is hosted on cvs.freedesktop.org.
All code is in CVS and can be checked out from there.
Interested developers of the core library, plug-ins, and applications should
subscribe to the gstreamer-devel list. If there is sufficient interest we
will create more lists as necessary.
Contributors to this release
* Alessandro Dessina
* Andy Wingo
* Antoine Tremblay
* Damien Lespiau
* David Schleef
* Edward Hervey
* Evgeniy Stepanov
* Frederic Crozat
* Jan Gerber
* Jan Schmidt
* Jonathan Matthew
* Julien Moutte
* Mark Nauwelaerts
* Michael Smith
* Mike Ruprecht
* Sam Morris
* Sebastian DrÃ¶ge
* Stefan Kost
* Thomas Vander Stichele
* Tim-Philipp MÃ¼ller
* Vincent Penquerc'h
* Wim Taymans
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