[gst-devel] GStreamer 0.2.0 announcement and user testing

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Thu May 31 17:18:11 CEST 2001

Hey Christian,

On 31 May 2001 17:00:20 +0200, Schaller, Christian wrote:
> Hi,
> As some of you might know we had long discussion on #GNOME with Sander Vesik
> (Sun release engineer and GNOME 2.0 co-ordinator) about to which degree out
> cothreads implementation really worked across plattforms and processors. As
> part of the solution to that debate we agreed to try to perform some testing
> in order to 'prove' one thing or the other. To to this, as part of our
> release announcement I suggest that we either provide a link to or include
> the message below. If we set up that test mailinglist we will hopefully
> accomplish some usefull things, like determine how sturdy cothreads is, what
> general compilation issues we need to address, get more media-files to test
> our plugins with, a couple of patches and last but not least a a big jump in
> the Sourceforge 'most active projects' list :)
> Any opinions?
> Christian 'Uraeus' Schaller

Linux/x86 users for which it works need not apply...

> In order to make sure GStreamer compiles and runs easily on as many
> plattforms and distributions/unices as possible
> we ask that as many as possible try and compile and run GStreamer and send
> us feedback. Even if you are able to get GStreamer to work easily please
> send in a report since we want to get as much statistics as possible. Send a
> report using the setup below to gstreamer-test at lists.sourceforge.net :
> Processor-type (x86, PPC etc.) :
> Number of processors:
> Operating System (Linux, Solaris etc.):
> Distribution (if applicable): 
> OS/distribution release: 
> Point of failure (When if ever does GStreamer fail):
> Error message (Compilation errors for instance. If a bundled application
> crash please start it from the console and send us the messages displayed
> before and when it crashes.): 
> Attachments (optional, here you can add a patch if you make that, or if
> there is a media files which doesn't play attach that (as small as possible
> max 5MB )):

Attachements: 0 MB maximum, posting a url is better. There are an awful
lot of free web hosting sites, use one.

> If you had any problems with compiling/using GStreamer can we contact you
> for further testing/help? (Y/N): 

Yup, sounds pretty good otherwise, backtraces are useful as well,
reproduceability is even more.


/Bastien Nocera

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