Failed to load plugin error

Srinath, Kamaldeep kasrinat at
Thu Dec 4 01:46:52 PST 2014

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On 12/4/14, 2:23 PM, "Mayank Agarwal" <mayank77fromindia at> wrote:

>I have developed a plugin similar to souphttpsrc.
>I have used the gst-tmeplate to do this and modified the
>various files.It compiles fine but on doing gst-inspect mypluginname
>it is showing following error:
>(gst-plugin-scanner:15427): GStreamer-WARNING **: Failed to load
>plugin '/usr/local/lib/gstreamer-1.0/':
>/usr/local/lib/gstreamer-1.0/ undefined symbol:
>No such element or plugin 'myhttpsrc'
>But in gstmyhttpsrc.c
>static gboolean
>plugin_init (GstPlugin * plugin)
>  return gst_element_register (plugin, "myhttpsrc", GST_RANK_PRIMARY,
>    "my",
>    "libsoup HTTP client src",
>    plugin_init, VERSION,  "LGPL","GStreamer","")
>and in header file i am writing like this:
>#include <libsoup/soup.h>
>GType gst_my_http_src_get_type(void);
>/* #defines don't like whitespacey bits */
>  (gst_my_http_src_get_type())
>how is it that i am getting gst_my_http_src_get_type undefined in .so file
>though make and make install is running fine.
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