Plugin specific messages

Tim Müller tim at
Thu Jun 25 08:17:19 PDT 2015

On Thu, 2015-06-25 at 14:42 +0000, Thornton, Keith wrote:

Hi Keith,

> If I set the post-messages parameter of multifilesink to TRUE,
> multifilesink sends a custom message. Does anyone have an example of
> how to receive this message in my application.
> I have a BusFunc in which I receive such messages as _EOS but I
> haven’t yet managed to receive the multifilesink message up until now.

It should be of type GST_MESSAGE_ELEMENT and then you get the structure
and look at the GstStructure name (combined perhaps also with the
message source object if there is one).

Has an example (in this case the message comes from a bin though).


Tim Müller, Centricular Ltd -

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