Missing plug-in?

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Thu Mar 15 11:45:07 PDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-03-15 at 10:56 -0700, iron_guitarist1987 wrote:

> I m trying to run the following command, but get an error:
> (snip)
> ERROR: from element /GstPipeline:pipeline0/GstDecodeBin2:dec: Your GStreamer
> installation is missing a plug-in.
> Additional debug info:
> gstdecodebin2.c(3233): gst_decode_bin_expose ():
> /GstPipeline:pipeline0/GstDecodeBin2:dec:
> no suitable plugins found
> ERROR: pipeline doesn't want to preroll.
> Setting pipeline to NULL ...
> Freeing pipeline ...
> Any suggestions?

gst-launch from the latest GStreamer release (0.10.36) should show you
the details of missing plugins, for what it's worth.

Pass the -m option to gst-launch, then it will show all messages
received on the bus. Amongst those there should be missing-plugin
message with the details.


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