[gst-devel] How gstreamer get to know about elements

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Wed Aug 30 21:42:48 CEST 2006


Dathathreya.Krishnabhat at nokia.com wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to know how gstreamer would know about elements. Is it thru'
> GST_PLUGIN_PATH. Since all the plugins are .so file, does gstreamer
> loads each .so file to know about the capabilities?
Some elements are always there. Most elements are found via
GST_PLUGIN_PATH and local directories like $HOME/.gstreamer-0.10/plugins/.
Basic information about plugins and their elements are cached in the


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