Voice and Video GSoC Project
mark at kingant.net
Thu May 29 01:13:55 EDT 2008
On Mon, 26 May 2008 22:24:06 -0500, Maiku wrote
> Today I managed to track down the source of some of the crash bugs
> and fixed them. They were due to not having certain
> GStreamer/Farsight plugins.
> For testers to note: in order to participate in a media session it's
> required to have:
> * gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad (not sure which version, but it needs to
> include the gstrtpbin plugin)
> * gstreamer0.10-plugins-farsight >= 0.12.6
> in addition to the extra compiling requirements of:
> * farsight2-0.10 == 0.02 (aka libgstfarsight0.10-dev)
> * gstreamer-plugins-base-0.10 (aka gstreamer0.10-plugins-base-dev)
> Also, note that until Farsight 2's ICE transmitter (libnice) is
> completed, NAT traversal won't work very well. So, if you're behind a
> firewall, you will probably only be able to start sessions within
> your local network.
It might be good to have this list documented on the wiki somewhere, if it
isn't already. Also, I wonder if it's possible to detect which plugins are
required but aren't installed and show the user an error stating which
packages they need to install to get things working.
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