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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY gstreamer-download-http "http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gstreamer/0.8/gstreamer-&gstreamer-version;.tar.bz2">
8<!ENTITY gstreamer-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gstreamer/0.8/gstreamer-&gstreamer-version;.tar.bz2">
9<!ENTITY gstreamer-md5sum "6cbfa914cd577d2623bf7e16cf1f6510">
10<!ENTITY gstreamer-size "1.4 MB">
11<!ENTITY gstreamer-buildsize "74 MB">
12<!ENTITY gstreamer-time "2.30 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="gstreamer" xreflabel="GStreamer-&gstreamer-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="gstreamer.html"?>
21<title>GStreamer-&gstreamer-version;</title>
22
23<sect2>
24<title>Introduction to <application>GStreamer</application></title>
25
26<para>The <application>GStreamer</application> package contains a streaming
27media framework that enables applications to share a common set of plugins for
28things like video decoding and encoding, audio encoding and decoding, audio
29and video filters, audio visualisation, Web streaming and anything else that
30streams in real-time or otherwise. It is modelled after research software
31worked on at the Oregon Graduate Institute.</para>
32
33<sect3><title>Package information</title>
34<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
35<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
36url="&gstreamer-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
38url="&gstreamer-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &gstreamer-md5sum;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Download size: &gstreamer-size;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
42&gstreamer-buildsize;</para></listitem>
43<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
44&gstreamer-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
45</sect3>
46
47<sect3><title><application>GStreamer</application> dependencies</title>
48<sect4><title>Required</title>
49<para><xref linkend="glib2"/>,
50<xref linkend="libxml2"/>,
51<xref linkend="popt"/></para>
52</sect4>
53
54<sect4><title>Optional</title>
55<para><xref linkend="libgnomeui"/>,
56<xref linkend="python"/> and
57<ulink url="http://valgrind.kde.org/">Valgrind</ulink></para>
58</sect4>
59
60<sect4><title>Optional (to build documentation)</title>
61<para><xref linkend="libxslt"/>,
62<xref linkend="gtk-doc"/>,
63<xref linkend="pst-typesetting-tex"/>,
64<xref linkend="gs"/> or
65<xref linkend="espgs"/>,
66<xref linkend="docbook-utils"/>,
67<ulink url="http://www.xfig.org/">Transfig</ulink> and
68<ulink url="http://netpbm.sourceforge.net/">Netpbm</ulink></para>
69</sect4>
70</sect3>
71
72</sect2>
73
74<sect2>
75<title>Installation of <application>GStreamer</application></title>
76
77<para>Install <application>GStreamer</application> by running the following
78commands:</para>
79
80<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc \
81 --localstatedir=/var --disable-docs-build &amp;&amp;
82make &amp;&amp;
83make install &amp;&amp;
84chown -R root:root /usr/share/doc/gstreamer-&gstreamer-version; &amp;&amp;
85gst-register</command></userinput></screen>
86
87</sect2>
88
89<sect2>
90<title>Command explanations</title>
91
92<para><parameter>--localstatedir=/var</parameter>: This switch puts
93<command>gst-register</command>'s cache in
94<filename class="directory">/var/cache/gstreamer-0.8</filename>
95instead of
96<filename class="directory">/usr/cache/gstreamer-0.8</filename>.</para>
97
98<para><parameter>--sysconfdir=/etc</parameter>: This switch puts configuration
99files in <filename class="directory">/etc</filename>
100instead of <filename class="directory">/usr/etc</filename>.</para>
101
102<para><option>--disable-docs-build</option>: This switch prevents
103the rebuilding of documentation during the <command>make</command>
104command.</para>
105
106<para><command>chown -R root:root ...</command>: The documentation is
107installed with ownerships of the user who untarred and built the package.
108This command changes the ownerships of the installed documentation files to
109root:root.</para>
110
111</sect2>
112
113<sect2>
114<title>Contents</title>
115
116<para>The <application>GStreamer</application> package contains
117<command>gst-complete</command>,
118<command>gst-compprep</command>,
119<command>gst-feedback</command>,
120<command>gst-inspect</command>,
121<command>gst-launch</command>,
122<command>gst-md5sum</command>,
123<command>gst-register</command>,
124<command>gst-typefind</command>,
125<command>gst-xmlinspect</command>,
126<command>gst-xmllaunch</command>,
127the <filename class="libraryfile">libgstreamer</filename>,
128<filename class='libraryfile'>libgstcontrol</filename> and
129<filename class="libraryfile">libgst</filename> libraries.</para>
130
131</sect2>
132
133<sect2>
134<title>Description</title>
135
136<sect3><title>gst-complete</title>
137<para><command>gst-complete</command> is a utility enabling
138<command>bash</command> to provide context sensitive tab completion for
139<command>gst-launch</command> command lines.</para>
140</sect3>
141
142<sect3><title>gst-compprep</title>
143<para><command>gst-compprep</command> builds a registry of
144<application>GStreamer</application> elements and their features that is used
145by <command>gst-complete</command>.</para>
146</sect3>
147
148<sect3><title>gst-feedback</title>
149<para><command>gst-feedback</command> generates debug info for
150<application>GStreamer</application> bug reports.</para>
151</sect3>
152
153<sect3><title>gst-inspect</title>
154<para><command>gst-inspect</command> prints information about a
155<application>GStreamer</application> plugin or element.</para>
156</sect3>
157
158<sect3><title>gst-launch</title>
159<para><command>gst-launch</command> is a tool that builds and runs basic
160<application>GStreamer</application> pipelines.</para>
161</sect3>
162
163<sect3><title>gst-md5sum</title>
164<para><command>gst-md5sum</command> generates MD5 checksums of the data
165generated by a <application>GStreamer</application> pipeline.</para>
166</sect3>
167
168<sect3><title>gst-register</title>
169<para><command>gst-register</command> is used to register all the
170<application>GStreamer</application> plugins on the system. It creates a
171listing of their properties so that when a
172<application>GStreamer</application> based application is started, it does not
173need to load plugins until it needs them.</para>
174</sect3>
175
176<sect3><title>gst-typefind</title>
177<para><command>gst-typefind</command> uses the
178<application>GStreamer</application> type finding system to determine the
179relevant <application>GStreamer</application> plugin to parse or decode a file,
180and determine the corresponding MIME type.</para>
181</sect3>
182
183<sect3><title>gst-xmlinspect</title>
184<para><command>gst-xmlinspect</command> prints information about a
185<application>GStreamer</application> plugin or element in
186<acronym>XML</acronym> document format.</para>
187</sect3>
188
189<sect3><title>gst-xmllaunch</title>
190<para><command>gst-xmllaunch</command> is used to build and run a basic
191<application>GStreamer</application> pipeline, loading it from an
192<acronym>XML</acronym> description.</para>
193</sect3>
194
195</sect2>
196
197</sect1>
198
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