Graphical tool to show/manipulate pipelines

fightling fightling at
Thu Mar 7 12:05:10 UTC 2019

Have you tried to use GST_DEBUG_DUMP_DOT_DIR? It's not exactly what you
want but I use it to monitor pipelines at run time.

See also:

On 07.03.19 12:55, TheGiamig wrote:
> Hi, I'm thinking about a tool for create, manipulate and monitor pipelines.
> In general my approach is to instance a "wrapper" object for each element in
> the pipeline and discover some information about it so I can perform some
> logics (eg. connect to weel-known signals as new-pad) and display a
> graphical representation of element and pads links.
> At the moment I'm interest to display the content of a single bin at a time.
> If the pipeline contains a bin the user may double-click on it to display
> the content.
> The first problem in the design is related to dynamic behaviours, like pads
> linked at runtime.
> Sometimes pads seems to me not an actual problem because my wrapper  can
> receive a notification when a pad is added, and then when the pad is linked.
> In the other hand, request pads can be linked "silently" and I can't find a
> way to receive a notification without modify or subclass original elements.
> Any pointer and idea are welcome.
> Thanks
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regards, fightling.

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