RELEASE: GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.7 'Leave the gun'

This mail announces the release of GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.7 'Leave the gun'.

GStreamer Base Plug-ins is a well-groomed and well-maintained collection of
GStreamer plug-ins and elements, spanning the range of possible types of
elements one would want to write for GStreamer.  It also contains helper
libraries and base classes useful for writing elements.
A wide range of video and audio decoders, encoders, and filters are included.

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Release notes for GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.7 "Leave the gun"

The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new release
in the 0.10.x stable series of the
GStreamer Base Plug-ins.

The 0.10.x series is a stable series targeted at end users.
It is not API or ABI compatible with the stable 0.8.x series.
It is, however, parallel installable with the 0.8.x series.

This module contains a set of reference plugins, base classes for other
plugins, and helper libraries.

This module is kept up-to-date together with the core developments.  Element
writers should look at the elements in this module as a reference for
their development.

This module contains elements for, among others:

  device plugins: x(v)imagesink, alsa, v4lsrc, cdparanoia
  containers: ogg
  codecs: vorbis, theora
  text: textoverlay, subparse
  sources: audiotestsrc, videotestsrc, gnomevfssrc
  network: tcp
  audio processing: audioconvert, adder, audiorate, audioscale, volume
  visualisation: libvisual
  video processing: ffmpegcolorspace
  aggregate elements: decodebin, playbin

Other modules containing plug-ins are:

contains a set of well-supported plug-ins under our preferred license
contains a set of well-supported plug-ins, but might pose problems for
contains a set of less supported plug-ins that haven't passed the
    rigorous quality testing we expect

Features of this release
      * typefind improvements
      * bug-fixes in textoverlay, audioconvert, videotestsrc, multifdsink and audio source/sink base classes
      * Ice-cast metadata support has moved from gnomevfssrc to the icydemux element in gst-plugins-good
      * audioresample now supports floating point samples
      * Adder element fixes.
      * Fixes for network playback and audio resampling in playbin

Bugs fixed in this release
      * 340060 : [adder] handle newsegment events properly
      * 340375 : [API 0.11] [patch] typefind to differentiate between mp4 ...
      * 339405 : [textoverlay] can't display '\n' character
      * 338657 : [patch] adder should send events from src-pad to all sink...
      * 338919 : [patch] alsasink should also query witdh capabilities fro...
      * 301759 : [audioresample] float audio support (for OSX audio sinks)
      * 331901 : [videotestsrc] framerate=0/1 gives assertion error
      * 333657 : Replacing icy demuxing in gnomevfssrc
      * 336339 : [audioresample] should support width != 16
      * 338718 : [patch] [audioconvert] correctly clip float samples > 1.0
      * 338778 : [patch] Bad audio with ASX files
      * 338991 : [patch] Videoscale doesn't pass on pixel-aspect ratio
      * 339574 : [patch] Race condition in multifdsink can lead to spuriou...
      * 339786 : [typefinding] wavpack typefinding doesn't always work
      * 340369 : [volume element] " volume " property range insufficient
      * 340379 : [playbin] doesn't insert audioresample, causes problems w...
      * 340392 : Problem with internal-decodebin
      * 341160 : [multifdsink] client_status enum has an uninitialized nick
      * 341182 : Accessing playbin's streaminfo property from high languag...
      * 341432 : [playbin] automatically get icecast metadata requiring ic...
      * 341542 : some users have an assertion failed: (GST_VIDEO_SINK_WIDT...
      * 341557 : Map GST_TAG_IMAGE < = > ID3v2 APIC tag

API changed in this release

- API additions:
* client-fd-removed signal added to multifdsink
* stream-info-value-array property added to playbin
* gst_video_calculate_display_ratio() in libgstvideo


You can find source releases of gst-plugins-base in the download directory:

GStreamer Homepage

More details can be found on the project's website:

Support and Bugs

We use GNOME's bugzilla for bug reports and feature requests:


CVS is hosted on
All code is in CVS and can be checked out from there.
Interested developers of the core library, plug-ins, and applications should
subscribe to the gstreamer-devel list. If there is sufficient interest we
will create more lists as necessary.

Contributors to this release
      * Andy Wingo
      * David Schleef
      * Edward Hervey
      * Jan Schmidt
      * Michael Smith
      * Sebastien Moutte
      * Sjoerd Simons
      * Stefan Kost
      * Thomas Vander Stichele
      * Tim-Philipp Müller
      * Wim Taymans
      * Young-Ho Cha

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