Knowing which plugin is being used

Tim Müller tim at
Wed May 17 12:00:36 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-05-17 at 11:54 +0100, Russel Winder wrote:

Hi Russel,

> I believe that GST_PLUGIN_PATH gives a sequence of directories in
> which to look for shared libraries containing plugins. I have set:
> GST_PLUGIN_PATH=/home/russel/Built/lib/gstreamer-
> 1.0:/home/russel/Built/lib64/gstreamer-1.0
> (snip)
> Hopefully this is being picked up before the normal install. The
> question is what is the canonical/idiomatic way of knowing that one
> is using the standalone plugin and not the one from the GStreamer
> distribution?

gst-inspect-1.0 dvbsrc | grep Filename

should show you which one it picks up.


Tim Müller, Centricular Ltd -

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