Re: error: ‘gst_x_overlay_set_window_handle’ was not declared in this scope

Michael Trimarchi michael at
Sat May 21 18:18:14 PDT 2011

Over directfb?

Phong Cao <phngcv at> wrote:

>Hi guys,
>I am trying to write a small media player using GTK+ and GStreamer and
>currently using the XOverlay Interface to embed the video in a GtkDrawing
>Area INSIDE the mainwindow.
>The program was compiled using this command:
>*g++ /home/phongcao/ -o /home/phongcao/cacao `pkg-config --cflags
>--libs gtk+-2.0 gstreamer-0.10 gstreamer-plugins-base-0.10
>gstreamer-interfaces-0.10` *
>However, after compiling the program, I got this error:
>*/home/phongcao/ error: ‘gst_x_overlay_set_window_handle’ was
>not declared in this scope *
>I wonder if this is GStreamer's error or my fault when writing this
>program. *I have attached the source code of the program with this message.
>If possible I hope you guys can check the code out and tell me the errors,
>since I am pretty new to GStreamer and not sure how to use the XOverlay
>Interface correctly.*
>Thank you for helping me with this problem! I have spent almost 3 days
>scratching over my head for this.
>Please tell me if you need any additional information... Thank you!!
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