gst-streaming-server usage

Gary Thomas gary at
Fri Dec 14 07:15:07 PST 2012

On 2012-12-14 07:07, Tristan Matthews wrote:
> Hi Gary,
> 2012/12/14 Gary Thomas <gary at>:
>> I'm trying to understand how to use the gst-streaming-server
>> package available from
>> I've managed to build it but there is basically no documentation
>> on how to use it.  There are a couple of test programs and scripts
>> (which don't get installed so one assumes that they are examples only?)
>> but they also have scant information.
>> Can someone help with this, perhaps a simple walk through?  In the
>> end, I need to figure out how to set this up to serve a video stream
>> coming from my local video (camera) source.
> I have an example up here which may be helpful:
> The cameraserver.cpp program does exactly what you'lre looking for. To
> change it to C, you'd only need to rewrite 3 or 4 lines.

Thanks, but this uses RTSP (which I already have working).  I'm trying to
use the "new" gst-streaming-server which provides true HTTP based streaming
media in the hope of using HTML5 to view it, which I don't think can be
done with RTSP streams.  Please correct me if I'm wrong about this :-)

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

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