1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

GStreamer 1.0 Is Coming; Here's The Plans

Free Software

Published on 14 June 2011 10:40 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
11 Comments

For those interested in GStreamer, the open-source multimedia framework commonly used by the GNOME desktop, is slowly working its way towards doing a 1.0 release.

As pointed out by Christian Schaller on his blog, a path has been laid leading to GStreamer 1.0. This is coming as Wim Taymans issued a second status update on GStreamer 0.11. The first GStreamer 0.11 release is expected this week and incorporates all of the features they've been talking about since last year's developers conference.
What's next
-----------

Almost all of the features laid out in the GStreamer conference last year are now implemented. We also have quite a few new cool features that slipped in. Things are shaping up indeed.

The last big missing piece is the redesign of the caps fields for raw audio and video. We plan to finish that in the next weeks.

There are also a few smaller things we would like to do: use GstQuery for the various caps functions, do GstFlowReturn for the query/event functions, ...

Meanwhile we start the stabilisation phase and we will do a first prerelease of 0.11 this week to bring things to a wider audience. Now is the time to catch up and start porting your plugins to 0.11!

There is still a lot of work to be done to port plugins to 0.11 before we can release 1.0. I ask everyone again (and especially maintainers) to help us porting plugins, it's really a lot of work!

There's also the previous 0.11 status update for those interested. More information on the GStreamer 1.0 plans can be found on FreeDesktop.org.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. MSI X99S SLI PLUS On Linux
  2. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Offers Great Linux Performance
  3. CompuLab Intense-PC2: An Excellent, Fanless, Mini PC Powered By Intel's i7 Haswell
  4. From The Atom 330 To Haswell ULT: Intel Linux Performance Benchmarks
Latest Linux Articles
  1. Open-Source Radeon 2D Performance Is Better With Ubuntu 14.10
  2. RunAbove: A POWER8 Compute Cloud With Offerings Up To 176 Threads
  3. 6-Way Ubuntu 14.10 Linux Desktop Benchmarks
  4. Ubuntu 14.10 XMir System Compositor Benchmarks
Latest Linux News
  1. Dead Island GOTY Now Available On Linux/SteamOS
  2. Ubuntu 14.04 In The Power8 Cloud From RunAbove
  3. KDE With Theoretical Client-Side Decorations, Windows 10 Influence
  4. Sandusky Lee: Great Cabinets For Storing All Your Computer Gear
  5. Fedora 21 Beta & Final Release Slip Further
  6. Mesa 10.3.2 Has A Couple Bug-Fixes
  7. RadeonSI/R600g HyperZ Support Gets Turned Back On
  8. openSUSE Factory & Tumbleweed Are Merging
  9. More Fedora Delays: Fedora 21 Beta Slips
  10. Mono Brings C# To The Unreal Engine 4
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. HOPE: The Ease Of Python With The Speed Of C++
  2. Use Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Make it an official distro.
  3. Users/Developers Threatening Fork Of Debian GNU/Linux
  4. Debian Is Back To Discussing Init Systems, Freedom of Choice
  5. AMD Radeon VDPAU Video Performance With Gallium3D
  6. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  7. Ubuntu 16.04 Might Be The Distribution's Last 32-Bit Release
  8. Linux hacker compares Solaris kernel code: