GStreamer Tutorials Ported to 1.0

Sebastian Dröge sebastian at
Mon Feb 17 11:32:40 PST 2014

On Mo, 2014-02-17 at 02:23 -0800, Dave wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am having difficulty compiling the GStreamer tutorials which have been
> ported to version 1.0 by Sebastian Droge.  Specifically, I am receiving
> errors in regard to "undefined reference to 'GST_VIDEO_OVERLAY'".  The
> overlay is a vital part of my application and so can anyone offer assistance
> regarding the environment and compile command I need to get the example
> working?  This is 'Basic-Tutorial-5' on Ubuntu 13.10-64.

You need gtk+-3.0, gstreamer-1.0 and gstreamer-video-1.0 for
compilation. E.g. after installing the relevant -dev packages you should
be able to compile it with this:

gcc -o basic-tutorial-5 basic-tutorial-5.c `pkg-config --cflags --libs
gstreamer-1.0 gstreamer-video-1.0 gtk+-3.0`

Sebastian Dröge, Centricular Ltd -
Expertise, Straight from the Source
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