Love the idea of gstreamer; HATE the execution

Keith Thornton keith.thornton at
Fri Dec 23 19:04:46 UTC 2022

Not a nice way to end a conversation. All the best Keith

Dec 23, 2022 20:00:28 Артем Семенов via gstreamer-devel <gstreamer-devel at>:

> This dude apparently doesn't even know that the error information can have different levels of detail. "GST_DEBUG? What's it?"
> I'm even afraid to mention such a thing as looking into the source code.
> GStreamer team! Thanks a lot! Merry Christmas and have a good next year!
> On 23.12.2022, 10:06:03:
>> The concept of gstreamer is great, but the execution is TERRIBLE. 9/10 configurations that I try fail for obscure, incomprehensible reasons, with ZERO explanation of what went wrong. The error messages are COMPLETELY USELESS.
>> Redistribute latency...
>> ERROR: from element /GstPipeline:pipeline0/GstSRTSrc:srtsrc0: Internal data stream error.
>> Additional debug info:
>> ../libs/gst/base/gstbasesrc.c(3127): gst_base_src_loop (): /GstPipeline:pipeline0/GstSRTSrc:srtsrc0:
>> streaming stopped, reason not-negotiated (-4)
>> Execution ended after 0:00:00.345528392
>> Setting pipeline to NULL ...
>> 01:02:38 AM.416780/gst-launch-1.0*E:SRT.ei: epoll/update: IPE: update struck E1 which is NOT SUBSCRIBED to @710665059
>> Freeing pipeline ...
>> "Internal data stream error." And what the hell does that mean, exactly....????  Why not change the error text to "Oops! Something went wrong, lol". Then you can be exactly like Twitter.
> -- 
> With best regards,
>  Artem Semenov               mailto:artem.semenov at
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