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

Erlend Boe erlendboe at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 12 06:30:53 UTC 2013

Hi Mohammed,

after doing "zypper install gst-plugins-good", it now works.

can you confirm that the gst-plugins-good will be part of the next Sailfish release, and will be installed in the shipping product?


On 11.07.2013, at 17:17, Mohammed Hassan <mohammed.hassan at jollamobile.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Cheers,
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