[MPlayer-dev-eng] Communicating with mplayer

Jonas Jensen jbj at knef.dk
Wed Dec 3 14:18:35 CET 2003

On Sun, 2003-11-30 at 23:33, Aurelien Jacobs wrote:
> You can use it with for exemple :
>   mkfifo mpSlave
>   mplayer -slave-file mpSlave ....
> and then you can :
>   echo 'pause' > mpSlave

There's no need for this patch, it can all be done with a simple shell
redirection. This works in bash:

mkfifo mpSlave
mplayer -slave mymovie.avi <>mpSlave

Jonas Jensen <jbj at knef.dk>

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