Using local build with gstreamer-rs

Samyak samtan106 at
Fri Jun 25 11:39:54 UTC 2021

Do we have any guide on how to setup gstreamer-rs with a local gstreamer
build for linux? I tried following
but it did not have certain steps like setting up PKG_PATH. I want to know
if I'm missing any step.


On Fri, Jun 25, 2021 at 4:23 PM Sebastian Dröge <sebastian at>

> On Fri, 2021-06-25 at 15:52 +0530, Samyak via gstreamer-devel wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for the response.
> I tried with GST_DEBUG=6, and based on the logs it looks like gstreamer
> itself is being loaded with 1.19 which is the correct version. However, the
> plugins are being loaded from the global installation which are at 1.18. I
> have all the plugins compiled for 1.19 in gst-build. How do I get
> gstreamer-rs to point to those instead of the global installation?
> That sounds like your installation is kind of broken. You can use
> GST_PLUGIN_PATH and GST_PLUGIN_SYSTEM_PATH to override the search paths
> used by the GStreamer registry but that shouldn't necessary.
> --
> Sebastian Dröge, Centricular Ltd ·
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