gst_debug_log_valist: assertion `category != NULL' failed

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at
Wed Dec 19 04:05:58 PST 2012

On Wed, 2012-12-19 at 03:57 -0800, Paddy wrote:

> There was no bug - just a call to gst_debug_log() that was invoked before
> GST_DEBUG_CATEGORY_INIT(), just as you said it would be :)
> Is GST_DEBUG_CATEGORY_INIT() safe to call multiple times - there's no
> mention either way in the docs.

Yes, it is (but not thread-safe). You should usually call it somewhere
where it's only called once, e.g. in a plugin's plugin_init() function,
or type function, or class_init function or so. In an app somewhere
around gst_init().


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