[Bug 62719] playbin can't create pipelines for flash videos

James A. Morrison jim.morrison at gmail.com
Thu Sep 28 04:49:38 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: gstreamer0.10-plugins-base

The following line will play the attached video
gst-launch-0.10 filesrc location=latenight.flv ! ffdemux_flv name=demuxer demuxer. ! queue ! ffdec_flv ! xvimagesink demuxer. ! queue ! mad ! audioconvert ! audioresample ! alsasink

gst-launch-0.10 playbin uri=file:///home/jim/Desktop/latenight.flv

prints out
Setting pipeline to PAUSED ...
** Message: don't know how to handle video/x-flv
Pipeline is PREROLLING ...
ERROR: from element /playbin0: You do not have a decoder installed to handle this file. You might need to install the necessary plugins.
Additional debug info:
gstplaybasebin.c(1663): prepare_output (): /playbin0
ERROR: pipeline doesn't want to preroll.
Setting pipeline to NULL ...
FREEING pipeline ...

** Affects: gst-plugins-base0.10 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Unconfirmed

playbin can't create pipelines for flash videos

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