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peterirbizon at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 17:11:57 CEST 2016
thank you! looks great!
but I should use mkfifo input.pipe without output.pipe because mplayer
creates it on the second line. thank you for your help again!
2016-06-03 0:24 GMT+02:00 Peter White <peter.white at posteo.net>:
> Am 02.06.2016 um 20:00 schrieb Peter Irbizon:
>> Hello, one more question. I am using command
>> echo "pausing_keep_force get_property pause" > /home/user/mplayer-control
>> and it outputs ANS_pause in terminal window, where mplayer was launched.
>> But how could I get it into my second terminal, when I initiated echo
>> "pausing_keep_force get_property pause" > /home/user/mplayer-control
> I don't think it is supposed to work that way. Maybe a second FIFO can
> do the trick, like:
> $ mkfifo input.pipe output.pipe
> $ mplayer -slave -input file=input.pipe video.mkv >output.pipe
> Then in the second terminal:
> $ cat output.pipe &
> $ echo "pausing_keep_force get_property pause" > input.pipe
> You might want to consider running mplayer with the -quiet option.
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