http sink element

Tim Müller tim at
Tue Feb 18 05:05:36 PST 2014

On Tue, 2014-02-18 at 02:54 -0800, shafi12 wrote:


> I have come up with http-sink-plugin very similar to filesink plugin except
> through gst_http_sink_render data is written to the socket through send
> function rather then to file. 
> Pipeline I use is filesrc->httpsink(base sink class) , and on the client
> side (VLCPlayer ) am able to play through the URL .
> Am I in right direction ?

Are you writing an http server sink or an http client sink?

There's a http server sink element in bugzilla already, if you want to
have a look at that for comparison:

Or you might find this useful as well if you haven't seen it yet:


Tim Müller, Centricular Ltd -

Tim Müller, Centricular Ltd -

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