Bug#533111: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: Breaks swfdec

Sven Arvidsson sa at whiz.se
Sun Jun 14 22:06:51 UTC 2009

Package: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg
Severity: normal


The experimental version of gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg seems to break swfdec
when it comes to playing back YouTube videos (and possibly other

I get this error message, afterwards the browser hangs:

 SWFDEC: ERROR: swfdec_video_decoder_gst.c(156):
 swfdec_video_decoder_gst_decode: failed to pull decoded buffer. Broken

Downgrading to the gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg version from unstable solves
this problem.

I'm not sure if this a GStreamer or swfdec bug, so please reassign if
I filed it against the wrong package.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-trunk-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg depends on:
ii  libavcodec52         4:0.5+svn20090420-2 ffmpeg codec library
ii  libavformat52        4:0.5+svn20090420-2 ffmpeg file format library
ii  libavutil49          4:0.5+svn20090420-2 ffmpeg utility library
ii  libc6                2.9-14              GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libglib2.0-0         2.20.3-1            The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgstreamer-plugins 0.10.23-2           GStreamer libraries from the "base
ii  libgstreamer0.10-0   0.10.23-1           Core GStreamer libraries and eleme
ii  liboil0.3            0.3.16-1            Library of Optimized Inner Loops
ii  libpostproc51        4:0.5+svn20090420-2 ffmpeg video postprocessing librar
ii  libswscale0          4:0.5+svn20090420-2 ffmpeg video scaling library

gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg recommends no packages.

gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg suggests no packages.

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