2.12.1 Release

Gary Kramlich grim at reaperworld.com
Mon Oct 2 01:43:02 EDT 2017

On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 5:53 AM, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org> wrote:
> I'd love to have https://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/17246 resolved.
> Does the patch I attached there make sense?

In the future please submit these as pull requests via
https://bitbucket.org/pidgin/main they will get address much faster
than trying to sift through trac.

> We still haven't got full audio working — I've been able to save it to
> a .wav file for weeks, but persuading Pidgin to actually *play* the
> stream is distinctly non-trivial. But I think the above is all we need
> in Pidgin itself, to make it stop crashing when we use anything other
> than fsrtpconference. I'd love someone with a clue to take a look
> though.

Might be tough as the main person familiar with it has been out of
touch for a bit now.

> It's also been pointed out to me that since I brought the 2.x branch up
> to date with everything we needed for Lync, other things have been
> added to 3.x and not backported. This one in particular, which *mostly*
> looks like it can go in without changing ABI, with a few tweaks:
>  https://bitbucket.org/pidgin/main/pull-requests/86/gstreamer-10-media-device-management/diff

Our intent is not to backport stuff to 2.x.y.  If it needs to go in
2.x.y it does and is then forward ported into 3.0.0 when we release
the 2.x.y version.

ABI was broken in that patch.  I'm not qualified enough in
gstreamer/farstream to present any solutions, so what did you have in


Gary Kramlich <grim at reaperworld.com>

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