[Twisted-Python] RELEASE: Flumotion 0.2.2 'IT'

thomas at apestaart.org thomas at apestaart.org
Wed Sep 27 14:38:47 EDT 2006

This mail announces the release of Flumotion 0.2.2 'IT'.

Flumotion is a GPL streaming media server written in Python. It is distributed
and component-based: every step in the streaming process (production,
conversion, consumption) can be run inside a separate process on separate

Flumotion uses Twisted and GStreamer. Twisted enables the high-level
functionality, distributing components over the network. GStreamer, through the
Python bindings, enables the high-speed low-level functionality: actual media

Flumotion uses a central manager process to control the complete network; one
or more worker processes distributed over machines to run actual streaming
components; and one or more admin clients connecting to the manager to control
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Release notes for Flumotion 0.2.2 "IT"

The Flumotion team is happy to announce a new release of the
Flumotion Streaming Server.

Flumotion is a streaming server for GNU/Linux
systems featuring an easy to use configuration and administration GUI. 
Implemented using GStreamer as the processing backend and using python and
Twisted for the high-level operations and GUI, it combines a wide feature set
with ease of use.

Features of this release
      * Fully works with GStreamer 0.8 and 0.10
      * Fully works with Twisted 1.3.0 through 2.4.0
      * bug fixes

Bugs fixed in this release
      * 235 :  When selecting the TV card, the device name is not shown
      * 12 :   gstreactor bug
      * 14 :   crash after four days
      * 17 :   Clean up temporary files
      * 263 :  Old component UI remains when new pipeline loaded
      * 267 :  Admin UI doesn't provide a way to find out where http-streamer is listening
      * 317 :  cortado should do typefinding on its input instead of relying on mime type from server
      * 372 :  service scripts can run into permission failures writing to the log file
      * 374 :  running flumotion from service scripts makes it impossible to generate core dumps
      * 388 :  manager could detect registry needing an update before sending bundles
      * 413 :  stopping a component doesn't cause downstream components to go hungry


You can find source releases of flumotion in the download directory:

Flumotion Homepage

More details can be found on the project's website:

Support and Bugs

We use an issue tracker for bug reports and feature requests:


You can browse the repository of SVN code from our tracker.

All code is in SVN and can be checked out from there.
It is hosted on https://core.fluendo.com/svn/

Contributors to this release
      * Andy Wingo
      * Michael Smith
      * Thomas Vander Stichele
      * Zaheer Merali

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