Beginner question re gstreamer-plugins-bad and MPEG-TS

Sebastian Dröge sebastian at
Mon Jul 15 19:22:33 UTC 2019

On Mon, 2019-07-15 at 20:18 +0100, Russel Winder wrote:
> On Tue, 2019-07-16 at 00:18 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> […]
> > Hmm, it's not clear to me what you're asking here, exactly. Usage of
> > an example generally has to be figured out by reading the source code,
> > in this case it looks like at least ts-parser takes a pipeline
> > description on argv, plays the pipeline, and then parses element
> > messages from the mpegts element and dumps mpegts sections to stdout.
> Thanks for picking up on this, much appreciated.
> I always though the responsibility of good software developers was to give
> suitable documentation so that reading the source code in order to use a
> executable was not required.

These examples are for developers to see how the API can be used in
practice. The source code of them is what matters, the compiled output
is more or less useless other than a toy and confirming that it
actually behaves as the code says.

Sebastian Dröge, Centricular Ltd ·

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