Meson not in/not usable, but mentioned in release note of 1.12?

Nirbheek Chauhan nirbheek.chauhan at
Sun May 7 00:55:35 UTC 2017

On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 6:06 AM, Nicolas Dufresne <nicolas at> wrote:
> Be aware that exported symbols in shared object are still unfiltered
> when built with Meson. This is because ABI regex are not usable in
> meson (not easy at least). I do hope we will finish fixing this for the
> next major release, but don't hold your breath.

I believe Tim plans to add proper symbol visibility macros in our
headers so that we get that for free. This is already the case for
libgstgl because it's needed for DLL symbol and constant exporting.
But yes, you're right that distros shouldn't ship this till that


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