[MPlayer-users] adding files to mplayer playtree

ACS adrian.bacon at xs4all.nl
Wed Aug 10 08:08:49 CEST 2005

> Hi, There,
> The playlist of mplayer would not be inserted/added while running, I 
> think.
> I am writing a Jukebox front-end separated to mplayer. The jukebox needs 
> to
> know the ending of current mplayer playback so that it can start next
> playback. How to know mplayer finish the video playback?
> To detect the ending of mplayer windows instance?
> Or there are some feedback/message happened when mplayer finishes the
> playing?
> Look forward to Vinay Reddy's programs.
> BR, Jenwen

You could NOT use mplayers playlist functionality, and write your own 
program that interprets the playlist, and starts mplayer for each individual 
media file instead.
mplayers return code can be used to signal your external playlist program 
(next file, previous, change genre etc)


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