It's a great news! 
I shall look forward to preliminary AOO 4.2.0 builds to test new
gstreamer-1.0 implementation.


On Fri, 2 Mar 2018 08:14:44 +0200
Damjan Jovanovic <> wrote:

> I finally cracked it. The gstreamer pipeline gets created early,
> during construction of the avmedia/source/gstreamer's Player object,
> yet the window to play in is only created later, when
> createPlayerWindow() is called. To use that window and thus embed
> video into the document, we have to set that window's handle to the
> GstVideoOverlay using gst_video_overlay_set_window_handle(), but by
> then it's too late. Either the pipeline creation would have to be
> deferred until createPlayerWindow(), when we know the window to use,
> or we would have to switch windows with
> gst_video_overlay_set_window_handle() a live pipeline. I've done the
> latter and it works well. I don't know how it ever worked before,
> maybe in gstreamer 0.1 the "prepare-window-handle" event is generated
> during createPlayerWindow() but in 1.0 it isn't.
> My changes have been committed to SVN trunk in revision 1825700.
> Torokhov, Jose, Peter: thank you for all your support. Please test and
> report any problems.
> Damjan

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