[MPlayer-users] time limited dump

Lan User obecalp at ameritech.net
Thu Feb 17 23:42:04 CET 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mplayer-users-bounces at mplayerhq.hu 
> [mailto:mplayer-users-bounces at mplayerhq.hu] On Behalf Of 
> Pierpaolo Bergamo
> Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2005 4:03 PM
> To: MPlayer-users at mplayerhq.hu
> Subject: [MPlayer-users] time limited dump
> Hi guys
> let's say I want to dump a continuos stream mplayer 
> -dumptrace xxx://domain.name/blabla
> can I stop to dump after X minutes?
> I didn't really find the parameter for that ...
> thanks
> Paolo

I'm sure there's a FAR more elegant and proper way to do this, but using an
UGLY script, I background the mplayer process, follow it with "sleep xxx",
then finally "killall mplayer".

It's awfully ugly, but it works for me....


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