File descriptors increasing when restarting pipeline on python.

Alfonso Rodriguez arodriguez at
Wed May 31 09:54:59 UTC 2017

Hello everyone,

We are having an issue when closing a GStreamer audio pipeline on *python*.

Apparently, after the pipeline is closed it does not free all its
resources. This has the consequence of an increasing number of file
descriptors when restarting the pipeline on the same program (sockets,
apparently, as listed on /proc/<PROC_ID>/fd).

We have tested this with alsasink on both C and python, but the C script
didn't seem to have this issue, so we thought it was an issue with the
python bindings.

We opened a bug with more details here:

Is anybody else having this issue?


*Alfonso Rodríguez PereiraTELTEK Video Research*

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