[MPlayer-users] Re: sending mplayer signals
bugfood-ml at fatooh.org
Tue Aug 22 01:38:20 CEST 2006
Jorge Fábregas wrote:
>> SIGINT will let mencoder exit cleanly and leave a complete file. You'll
>> probably want a better way of specifying the mencoder PID; that's just a
>> very rough example.
> SIGINT...that's interesting. I always used plain kill (SIGTERM, same as -15).
> Any difference at all Corey that you might think? Does mplayer handles SIGINT
> better than SIGTERM?
No, I had thought mencoder didn't exit cleanly on TERM, but now that I
look I see that's not the case. Both mencoder and mplayer handle SIGINT,
SIGQUIT, and SIGTERM identically. mencoder also behaves the same with
SIGHUP and SIGPIPE.
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