Raspberry Pi libgstriff-1.0.so.0: undefined symbol: _gst_fraction_type

Arnaud Loonstra arnaud at sphaero.org
Mon Dec 15 06:24:59 PST 2014

On 12/15/2014 02:58 PM, Michał Wróbel wrote:
> Hi,
> On 01.07.2014 19:55, Peter Maersk-Moller wrote:
>> make[3]: Entering directory
>> `/home/pi/GStreamer/gstreamer-1.2/gst-plugins-base/docs/libs'
>>    DOC   Scanning header files
>>    DOC   Introspecting gobjects
>> /home/pi/GStreamer/gstreamer-1.2/gst-plugins-base/docs/libs/.libs/lt-gst-plugins-base-libs-scan:
>> symbol lookup error:
>> /home/pi/GStreamer/gstreamer-1.2/gst-plugins-base/gst-libs/gst/riff/.libs/libgstriff-1.0.so.0:
>> undefined symbol: _gst_fraction_type
>> Scan failed:
>> make[3]: *** [scan-build.stamp] Error 127
>> make[3]: Leaving directory
>> `/home/pi/GStreamer/gstreamer-1.2/gst-plugins-base/docs/libs'
> I just got a very similar error while compiling master of
> gst-plugins-base on my x86-64 Ubuntu 14.04 against freshly compiled and
> installed master of gstreamer:
> symbol lookup error:
> /mnt/stuff/src/gst-plugins-base/gst-libs/gst/tag/.libs/libgsttag-1.0.so.0:
> undefined symbol: _gst_date_time_type
> In my case it was enough to run 'sudo ldconfig' (which I forgot to do
> after installing gstreamer to /usr/local). Make sure that you have your
> installation prefix in /etc/ld.so.conf or /etc/ld.so.conf.d/*.

I don't know if it is of any help but I've been constructing a gstreamer 
build script from git for the raspberry pi or a debian based distro:



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