gst-inspect-1.0 man page

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 summary. 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

ELEMENT

Name of an element

--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

-b, --print-blacklist

Print list of blacklisted files

--plugin

List the plugin contents

--types=Element/Types

Allow inspecting only elements that match all the element types filtered in this slash (´/´) separated list of element types. Those types correspond to what is also called ´klass´ which is a string describing the type of element, like ´Decoder´, ´Audio´, ´Encoder´ etc... This options implies that only elements will be printed (not typefind functions or tracers).

--exists

Check if the specified element or plugin exists

--atleast-version

When checking if an element or plugin exists, also check that its version is at least the version specified

-u, --uri-handlers

Print supported URI schemes, with the elements that implement them

--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

See Also

gst-launch-1.0(1), gst-typefind-1.0(1)

Author

The GStreamer team at http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/

Referenced By

gst-device-monitor-1.0(1), gst-discoverer-1.0(1), gst-launch-1.0(1), gst-play-1.0(1), gst-typefind-1.0(1).

gst-inspect-0.10(1) is an alias of gst-inspect-1.0(1).

December 2005