[gst-devel] Re: controlling gst-launch

Joshua N Pritikin jpritikin at pobox.com
Wed Aug 20 10:13:02 CEST 2003

On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 10:44:07PM -0700, Ronald Bultje wrote:
> Add SIGUSR1/SIGUSR2 as play/stop signals. Also add these to the
> documentation. Fixes #120065
> Modified files:
>     tools           : gst-launch.1.in gst-launch.c

I guess this is better than nothing, but I would prefer the
ability to type "stop" or "start" on STDIN.  It isn't very
difficult to watch STDIN asyncronously for commands and it
is a lot cleaner than using signals.

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