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Release notes for GStreamer 1.6.2
The GStreamer team is proud to announce the second bugfix release in the stable
1.6 release series of your favourite cross-platform multimedia framework!
This release only contains bugfixes and it is safe to update from 1.6.0 and 1.6.1. For a
full list of bugfixes see Bugzilla.
for the full release notes.
This module, gstreamer, only contains core functionality.
For actual media playback, you will need other modules.
contains a basic set of well-supported plugins
contains a set of well-supported plugins under our preferred license
contains a set of well-supported plugins, but might pose problems for
contains a set of less supported plugins that haven't passed the
rigorous quality testing we expect, or are still missing documentation
and/or unit tests
contains a set of codecs plugins based on libav (formerly gst-ffmpeg)
Bugs fixed in this release
* 756950 : Error raised when calling get_value method
* 758029 : Install race in helpers
* 758276 : queue2: custom http-headers event sent by souphttpsrc causes g_warning in ring-buffer mode
* 759019 : gst-launch-1.0 returns 0 exit code on async error during playback
==== Download ====
You can find source releases of gstreamer in the download
The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at
==== Homepage ====
The project's website is
==== Support and Bugs ====
We use GNOME's bugzilla for bug reports and feature requests:
Please submit patches via bugzilla as well.
For help and support, please subscribe to and send questions to the
gstreamer-devel mailing list (see below for details).
There is also a #gstreamer IRC channel on the Freenode IRC network.
==== Developers ====
GStreamer is stored in Git, hosted at, and can be cloned
from there (see link above).
Interested developers of the core library, plugins, and applications should
subscribe to the gstreamer-devel list.
Contributors to this release
* Jan Schmidt
* Nicolas Dufresne
* Reynaldo H. Verdejo Pinochet
* Ross Burton
* Sebastian Dröge
* Thiago Santos
* Thibault Saunier
* Tim-Philipp Müller