turning parts of pipeline on/off

Tony Houghton h at realh.co.uk
Wed Jun 22 12:28:07 PDT 2011

On Wed, 22 Jun 2011 21:18:39 +0200
Alexey Fisher <bug-track at fisher-privat.net> wrote:

> You can use:
>  vlave - to drop packets.
>  tee - allocate new pad, not sure about destroing pad.
>  output-selector - but i think it will switch between sinks

If you can't remove pads from a tee I suppose what one could do is use a
tee for adding pads but, instead of linking the sinks directly to the
tee, put an output-selector in between and switch its sink to a fakesink
when the real sink is no longer needed.

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