[MPlayer-users] Piping mplayer output while displaying to -vo device

RC cooleyr at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 03:59:31 CET 2009

On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 19:01:42 -0500
"Jesse L. Zamora" <xtremek2008 at aim.com> wrote:

> But doesn't that delay playback quite a bit? 

Yes.  And?
If you need a full-featured DVR... get one.  MPlayer is just a video

> And also, while trying to playback the recorded stream with mplayer,
> it just exits saying "Exiting...  (End of File)". 

You need to use something like "tee" to output one file to two locations
at once.

> I wonder if there couldn't be an mplayer option that functions  to
> copy the output to a pipe, such as "--copy-output /tmp/mypipe" or 
> something?


Don't trust me! I'm wrong!

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