Python Gstreamer - Tearing down pipeline

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Sun Mar 6 23:43:46 PST 2011

Il giorno gio, 03/03/2011 alle 10.10 -0800, Matt Veenstra ha scritto: 
> I have an ugly memory leak because I assumed GStreamer got cleaned up.
>  Bad assumption on my part.
> - I remove the bus signal and delete the bus.
> - I set the pipeline to NULL and del the pipeline.
> Question: Must I then release every element added?

No they are automatically cleaned up, however if you keep a reference
somewhere in your app to the pipeline or to some elements the memory is
not freed I did the same mistake in my app,


>   Or are these
> automatically cleaned up.
> Thanks,
> Matt
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