[MPlayer-users] Re: quieting mplayer?

Anssi Saari as at sci.fi
Tue Jul 9 11:03:01 CEST 2002

On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 02:30:54PM +0200, Moritz Bunkus wrote:
> A couple of weeks ago the question was already asked - are there plans
> to let '-quiet' really shut up mplayer? I'd like to use mplayer in
> pipes and would therefore implement output to stdout for
> -dumpstream/video/audio, -aofile, -vo yuv4mpeg. 

A workaround for you is to use named pipes. You can check TOOLS/mencvcd
for an example. Among other things, it creates a named pipe called
stream.yuv, which mplayer uses for yuv4 output and launches mpeg2enc to
encode from that pipe.

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