[gst-devel] Debugging GStreamer

Jan Schmidt thaytan at noraisin.net
Thu Nov 30 12:55:40 CET 2006

On Wed, 2006-11-29 at 13:26 +0000, Chris Ross wrote:
> Hi Edward,
> On Wed, 29 Nov 2006, Edward Hervey wrote:
> >   could you give us a backtrace ?
> Sadly not, that is why I was asking how to get gst-inspect itself to be a
> lot more vocal about what it's doing.
> # gdb gst-inspect 
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> This GDB was configured as "arm-3d-linux"...Using host libthread_db 
> library "/lib/libthread_db.so.1".
> (gdb) run
> Starting program: /usr/bin/gst-inspect

When debugging gst-inspect, you need to know that both gst-launch and
gst-inspect are small wrapper programs that find gst-launch-0.10 and
gst-inspect-0.10 and run those instead. 

You should try gdb gst-inspect-0.10 instead.


Jan Schmidt thaytan at noraisin.net

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