[MPlayer-users] mplayer -pause
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Wed Sep 30 19:54:56 CEST 2009
> Controlling mplayer through a program is a bit more involved than what
> you are hoping.
Well, just starting and stopping playback and loading files at demand
isn't to complicated. It works well for me, and I did not read any
sources, just the docs. I admit, there was a bit of trial-and-error, but
after I finally understood what the docs meant everything worked great.
But, one thing comes to my mind. I'm missing a slave command like "PLAY"
which unpauses when in pause mode and doing nothing when playing.
"frame_step" is some kind of replacement which does the opposite: It
switches to pause mode, nevermind if from pause or play. So now I use
"frame_step \n pause \n" to switch to play mode, but it's a really ugly
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