GStreamer issues

Dan Williams dcbw at
Sun Jun 10 20:03:31 EDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 04:24 -0400, Noah Kantrowitz wrote:
> So I am working with the camera, trying to get it to dump to a PNG (or
> anything else for that matter). My current problem is that I can't
> reliably determine when it has finished the capture and has written to a
> file. My gst pipeline is 'v4l2src ! ffmpegcolorspace ! pngenc ! filesink
> location="/tmp/snap.png"'. I would think that MESSAGE_EOS would mean it
> is done, but dumping the filesize at that point shows it is still 0
> bytes. Anyone have any ideas (other than shell out to gst-launch for
> every capture)?

Take a look at the "Camera" activity included on the machines.  It has
the ability to take snapshots.


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