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NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

gst-inspect [OPTION…] [PLUGIN|ELEMENT]

DESCRIPTION

gst-inspect is a tool that prints out information on available
GStreamer plugins, information about a particular plugin, or informa‐
tion about a particular element. When executed with no PLUGIN or ELE‐
MENT argument, gst-inspect will print a list of all plugins and ele‐
ments together with a summary. When executed with a PLUGIN or ELEMENT
argument, gst-inspect will print information about that plug-in or ele‐
ment.

OPTIONS

gst-inspect 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

–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-feedback(1), gst-launch(1), gst-typefind

AUTHOR

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

December 2005 GStreamer(1)