[gst-devel] Re: controlling gst-launch

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Fri Aug 22 05:47:13 CEST 2003

On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 11:21:08AM +0530, Joshua N Pritikin wrote:
> 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.

The python shell plus gst-python should do that quite nicely, plus
a lot of other feeping creatures that people might eventually want
to add to gst-launch.  :)


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