[gst-devel] unable to get gst-app to work...

Tim Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Fri Mar 28 19:40:09 CET 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 11:20 -0700, Phil Pellouchoud wrote:

> I am having trouble getting gst-app to work.  When I run it, I get: 
> ** (app.exe:5908): WARNING **: The GStreamer function
> gst_init_get_option_group() was called, but the GLib
> threading system has not been initialised yet, something
> that must happen before ... (snip)

This is a bug in gst-app, which I've just fixed in CVS.

> Trying to play file:///c:/hold.mp3 ...

I think gst-app wants a file path, not an URI.

> And then it pops up with a message box that says:
> | (X)   ** ERROR **: Could not create GStreamer ‘playbin’ element.
> Please install it

No idea, maybe GStreamer is looking in the wrong place for your plugins?
Try setting GST_PLUGIN_PATH.


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