gst-inspect-1.0

information This is the Linux man page for the gst-inspect-1.0 tool. As such, it is very Linux-centric regarding path specification and plugin names. Please be patient while it is rewritten to be more generic.

Name

gst-inspect-1.0 - print info about a GStreamer plugin or element

Synopsis

gst-inspect-1.0 [OPTION...] [PLUGIN|ELEMENT]

Description

gst-inspect-1.0 is a tool that prints out information on available GStreamer plugins, information about a particular plugin, or information about a particular element. When executed with no PLUGIN or ELEMENT argument, gst-inspect-1.0 will print a list of all plugins and elements together with a sumary. When executed with a PLUGIN or ELEMENT argument, gst-inspect-1.0 will print information about that plug-in or element.

Options

gst-inspect-1.0 accepts the following arguments and options:

PLUGIN

Name of a plugin. This is a file name like %GSTREAMER_ROOT_X86%\lib\gstreamer-1.0\libgstaudiotestsrc.dll for example.

ELEMENT

Name of an element. This is the name of an element, like audiotestsrc for example

--help

Print help synopsis and available FLAGS

--gst-info-mask=FLAGS

GStreamer info flags to set (list with --help)

 -a, --print-all

Print all plugins and elements

 --print-plugin-auto-install-info

Print a machine-parsable list of features the specified plugin provides. Useful in connection with external automatic plugin installation mechanisms.

 --gst-debug-mask=FLAGS

GStreamer debugging flags to set (list with --help)

 --gst-mask=FLAGS

GStreamer info and debugging flags to set (list with --help)

 --gst-plugin-spew

GStreamer info flags to set Enable printout of errors while loading GStreamer plugins

 --gst-plugin-path=PATH

Add directories separated with ':' to the plugin search path

Example

gst-inspect-1.0 audiotestsrc

should produce:

Factory Details:
  Rank                     none (0)
  Long-name                Audio test source
  Klass                    Source/Audio
  Description              Creates audio test signals of given frequency and volume
  Author                   Stefan Kost <ensonic@users.sf.net>

Plugin Details:
  Name                     audiotestsrc
  Description              Creates audio test signals of given frequency and volume
  Filename                 /usr/lib/gstreamer-1.0/libgstaudiotestsrc.so
  Version                  1.8.1
  License                  LGPL
  Source module            gst-plugins-base
  Source release date      2016-04-20
  Binary package           GStreamer Base Plugins (Arch Linux)
  Origin URL               http://www.archlinux.org/

GObject
 +----GInitiallyUnowned
       +----GstObject
             +----GstElement
                   +----GstBaseSrc
                         +----GstAudioTestSrc

Pad Templates:
  SRC template: 'src'
    Availability: Always
    Capabilities:
      audio/x-raw
                 format: { S16LE, S16BE, U16LE, U16BE, S24_32LE, S24_32BE, U24_32LE, U24_32BE, S32LE, S32BE, U32LE, U32BE, S24LE, S24BE, U24LE, U24BE, S20LE, S20BE, U20LE, U20BE, S18LE, S18BE, U18LE, U18BE, F32LE, F32BE, F64LE, F64BE, S8, U8 }
                 layout: interleaved
                   rate: [ 1, 2147483647 ]
               channels: [ 1, 2147483647 ]

Element Flags:
  no flags set

Element Implementation:
  Has change_state() function: gst_base_src_change_state

Element has no clocking capabilities.
Element has no URI handling capabilities.

Pads:
  SRC: 'src'
    Pad Template: 'src'

Element Properties:
  name                : The name of the object
                        flags: readable, writable
                        String. Default: "audiotestsrc0"
  parent              : The parent of the object
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Object of type "GstObject"
  blocksize           : Size in bytes to read per buffer (-1 = default)
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Unsigned Integer. Range: 0 - 4294967295 Default: 4294967295
  num-buffers         : Number of buffers to output before sending EOS (-1 = unlimited)
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Integer. Range: -1 - 2147483647 Default: -1
  typefind            : Run typefind before negotiating
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Boolean. Default: false
  do-timestamp        : Apply current stream time to buffers
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Boolean. Default: false
  samplesperbuffer    : Number of samples in each outgoing buffer
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Integer. Range: 1 - 2147483647 Default: 1024
  wave                : Oscillator waveform
                        flags: readable, writable, controllable
                        Enum "GstAudioTestSrcWave" Default: 0, "sine"
                           (0): sine             - Sine
                           (1): square           - Square
                           (2): saw              - Saw
                           (3): triangle         - Triangle
                           (4): silence          - Silence
                           (5): white-noise      - White uniform noise
                           (6): pink-noise       - Pink noise
                           (7): sine-table       - Sine table
                           (8): ticks            - Periodic Ticks
                           (9): gaussian-noise   - White Gaussian noise
                           (10): red-noise        - Red (brownian) noise
                           (11): blue-noise       - Blue noise
                           (12): violet-noise     - Violet noise
  freq                : Frequency of test signal. The sample rate needs to be at least 4 times higher.
                        flags: readable, writable, controllable
                        Double. Range:               0 -    5.368709e+08 Default:             440
  volume              : Volume of test signal
                        flags: readable, writable, controllable
                        Double. Range:               0 -               1 Default:             0.8
  is-live             : Whether to act as a live source
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Boolean. Default: false
  timestamp-offset    : An offset added to timestamps set on buffers (in ns)
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Integer64. Range: -9223372036854775808 - 9223372036854775807 Default: 0
  can-activate-push   : Can activate in push mode
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Boolean. Default: true
  can-activate-pull   : Can activate in pull mode
                        flags: readable, writable
                        Boolean. Default: false

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