input-selector with no active pads

Michiel Konstapel michiel at
Wed Apr 28 14:49:55 UTC 2021

For a very similar use case, we use a filesrc ! pngdec ! imagefreeze 
branch into the input-selector to just output a static placeholder image 
if there is no network input.


On 26-04-2021 16:33, omer.tal via gstreamer-devel wrote:
> Hey there...
> So I have an input-selector element, which takes several rtspsrc elements as
> inputs.
> For the general case, I only wants one rtsp stream as input to my pipeline.
> In extreme cases, I don't want any of the streams in the pipeline (I don't
> want any output), but I still want the pipeline to be running so the RTSP
> connections will stay alive.
> Is there a way to achieve this?
> Maybe with pad probe?
> Thank you..

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