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# GStreamer 1.12 Release Notes
GStreamer 1.12.0 was originally released on 4th May 2017.
+The latest bug-fix release in the 1.12 series is [1.12.1](#1.12.1) and was
+released on 20 June 2017.
The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new major feature release in the
stable 1.x API series of your favourite cross-platform multimedia framework!
@@ -11,7 +13,7 @@ improvements.
See [][latest] for the latest
version of this document.
-*Last updated: Thursday 4 May 2017, 11:00 UTC [(log)][gitlog]*
+*Last updated: Tuesday 20 June 2017, 07:30 UTC [(log)][gitlog]*
@@ -228,7 +230,8 @@ improvements.
- `waylandsink` can now take DMAbuf buffers as input in the presence
of a compatible Wayland compositor. This enables zero-copy transfer
- from a decoder or source that outputs DMAbuf.
+ from a decoder or source that outputs DMAbuf. It will also set surface
+ opacity hint to allow better rendering optimization in the compositor.
- `udpsrc` can be bound to more than one interface when joining a
multicast group, this is done by giving a comma separate list of
@@ -453,6 +456,11 @@ New API has been added to:
- `interleave` now supports > 64 channels.
+- OpenCV elements, `grabcut` and `retinex` has been ported to use
+ `GstOpencvVideoFilter` base class, increasing code reuse and fixing buffer
+ map/unmap issues. Redundant copie of images has been removed in `edgedetect`,
+ `cvlaplace` and `cvsobel`. This comes with various cleanup and Meson support.
### OpenGL integration
- As usual the GStreamer OpenGL integration library has seen numerous
@@ -586,6 +594,12 @@ New API has been added to:
- New testsuite for running various test scenarios on the DASH-IF test vectors
+## GStreamer Python Bindings
+- Overrides has been added for IntRange, Int64Range, DoubleRange,
+ FractionRange, Array and List. This finally enables Python programmers
+ to fully read and write GstCaps objects.
## Build and Dependencies
- Meson build files are now disted in tarballs, for jhbuild and so distro
@@ -595,7 +609,7 @@ New API has been added to:
- Some plugin filenames have been changed to match the plugin names: for example
the file name of the `encoding` plugin in gst-plugins-base containing the
`encodebin` element was `` and has been changed to
- ``. This affects only a handful of plugins across modules.
+ ``. This affects only a handful of plugins across modules.
**Developers who install GStreamer from source and just do `make install`**
**after updating the source code, without doing `make uninstall` first, will**
@@ -705,6 +719,38 @@ is a stable branch.
1.12.0 was released on 4th May 2017.
+<a name="1.12.1"></a>
+### 1.12.1
+The first 1.10 bug-fix release (1.12.1) was released on 20 June 2017.
+This release only contains bugfixes and it should be safe to update from 1.12.x.
+#### Major bugfixes in 1.12.1
+ - Various fixes for crashes, assertions, deadlocks and memory leaks
+ - Fix for regression when seeking to the end of ASF files
+ - Fix for regression in (raw)videoparse that caused it to omit video metadata
+ - Fix for regression in discoverer that made it show more streams than
+ actually available
+ - Numerous bugfixes to the adaptive demuxer base class and the DASH demuxer
+ - Various playbin3/urisourcebin related bugfixes
+ - Vivante DirectVIV (imx6) texture uploader works with single-plane (e.g.
+ RGB) video formats now
+ - Intel Media SDK encoder now outputs valid PTS and keyframe flags
+ - OpenJPEG2000 plugin can be loaded again on MacOS and correctly displays
+ 8 bit RGB images now
+ - Fixes to DirectSound source/sink for high CPU usage and wrong
+ latency/buffer size calculations
+ - gst-libav was updated to ffmpeg n3.3.2
+ - ... and many, many more!
+For a full list of bugfixes see [Bugzilla][buglist-1.12.1]. Note that this is
+not the full list of changes. For the full list of changes please refer to the
+GIT logs or ChangeLogs of the particular modules.
## Known Issues
- The `webrtcdsp` element is currently not shipped as part of the Windows
@@ -714,8 +760,8 @@ is a stable branch.
## Schedule for 1.14
-Our next major feature release will be 1.14, and 1.11 will be the unstable
-development version leading up to the stable 1.12 release. The development
+Our next major feature release will be 1.14, and 1.13 will be the unstable
+development version leading up to the stable 1.14 release. The development
of 1.13/1.14 will happen in the git master branch.
The plan for the 1.14 development cycle is yet to be confirmed, but it is