GStreamer 1.18.5 stable bug fix release

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at
Wed Sep 8 22:47:57 UTC 2021

The GStreamer team is pleased to announce another bug fix release in
the stable 1.18 release series.

This release only contains bug fixes and security fixes. It should be
safe to upgrade from 1.18.x

Highlighted bugfixes:

 - basesink: fix reverse frame stepping
 - downloadbuffer/sparsefile: several fixes for win32
 - systemclock: Update monotonic reference time when
   re-scheduling, fixes high CPU usage with gnome-music
   when pausing playback
 - audioaggregator: fix glitches when resyncing on discont
 - compositor: Fix NV12 blend operation
 - rtspconnection: Add IPv6 support for tunneled mode
 - avidemux: fix playback of some H.264-in-AVI streams
 - jpegdec: Fix crash when interlaced field height is not
   DCT block size aligned
 - qmlglsink: Keep old buffers around a bit longer if they
   were bound by QML
 - qml: qtitem: don't potentially leak a large number of buffers
 - rtpjpegpay: fix image corruption when compiled with MSVC on Windows
 - rtspsrc: seeking improvements
 - rtpjitterbuffer: Avoid generation of invalid timestamps
 - rtspsrc: Fix behaviour of select-streams, new-manager,
   request-rtcp-key and before-send signals with GLib >= 2.62
 - multiudpsink: Fix broken SO_SNDBUF get/set on Windows
 - openh264enc: fix broken sps/pps header generation and some leaks
 - mpeg2enc: fix interlace-mode detection and unbound memory usage
   if encoder can't keep up
 - mfvideosrc: Fix for negative MF stride and for negotiation
   when interlace-mode is specified
 - tsdemux: fix seek-with-stop regression and decoding errors
   after seeking with dvdlpcmdec
 - rtsp-server: seek handling improvements
 - gst-libav: fix build (and other issues) with ffmpeg 4.4
 - cerbero: spandsp: Fix build error with Visual Studio 2019
 - win32 packages: Fix hang in GLib when `G_SLICE` environment
   variable is set

Release notes with details about changes and fixed bugs can be found

Binaries for Android, iOS, Mac OS X and Windows should be available

As always, please let us know of any issues you run into by filing an
issue or Merge Request in Gitlab:

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