how to set GST_PLUGIN_PATH for custom plugin on Android

cfd new newcfd at
Thu May 26 14:13:54 UTC 2022

The thread is old. And the custom plugin was built with gstreamer. It will be messy for me to do it since my plugin is built with a few other packages.It would be nice to keep my plugin standalone.
   On Thursday, May 26, 2022, 09:49:40 AM EDT, cfd new <newcfd at> wrote:  
  Rhis is a very old thread. Not sure it still works.
    On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 07:27:39 PM EDT, cfd new <newcfd at> wrote:  
  Hi, Nirbheek,
   no luck with static link. Any special flags are needed for the plugin build?

    On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 04:04:20 PM EDT, Nirbheek Chauhan via gstreamer-devel <gstreamer-devel at> wrote:  
 Hi Joe,

If you are already using gst_element_register, you can statically link
your plugin into your app.


On Thu, May 26, 2022 at 12:00 AM cfd new via gstreamer-devel
<gstreamer-devel at> wrote:
> I have a custom plugin with Qt + C++ and it works file on Linux. On Linux
> GST_PLUGIN_PATH can be set to its path. And it works fine.
> I built it for Android as well. It seems there is not way
> to set GST_PLUGIN_PATH for Android apps in C++.
> The plugin is registered with the following func
> gst_element_register
> Your helps are highly appreciated.
>    Joe
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