[SailfishDevel] GStreamer does not support HTTP streaming -- Workaround?

Mohammed Hassan mohammed.hassan at jollamobile.com
Thu Jul 11 15:17:36 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 01:21:44PM +0000, "Thomas B. Rücker" wrote:
> Hi,
> On 07/11/2013 12:40 PM, Erlend Boe wrote:
> > I tried to play an .ogg audio file using a http url in my application (from qml), but it is not working.
> > The error message that I get is:
> > GStreamer; Unable to play - "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/En-us-surname.ogg" 
> > Error: "No URI handler implemented for "http".
> >
> > I then saw that also MeeGo once had this problem, bug 1584.
> > (performing a similar test in the simulator gives the same error as in bug 1584)
> Umm, that's bad and should be fixed. I suppose Mer inherited the build
> config from MeeGo.
> GStreamer is part of Nemo middleware nowadays and bugs can be filed here:
> https://bugs.nemomobile.org/
> Once it's fixed there it should automagically also appear in Sailfish as
> that uses Nemo MW.

It's actually available. You only need to install gst-plugins-good in the
emulator to get http streaming to work.

It seems that nothing is depending on gst-plugins-good thus it never gets
pulled in by default.


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