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Bug 621867 - gst-launch: rename new --no-play command line option
gst-launch: rename new --no-play command line option
Product: GStreamer
Classification: Platform
Component: gstreamer (core)
git master
Other Linux
: Normal blocker
: 0.10.30
Assigned To: GStreamer Maintainers
GStreamer Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-06-17 09:42 UTC by Tim-Philipp Müller
Modified: 2010-07-16 08:45 UTC
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Description Tim-Philipp Müller 2010-06-17 09:42:16 UTC
I think this option should be renamed to something less confusing, that better reflects its fringe feature status. I only noticed this because of the new translated message "Do not install a play handler".

Maybe something like:


or so (or can we just get rid of this functionality?)
Comment 1 Tim-Philipp Müller 2010-06-24 16:27:43 UTC
commit 1210e4a0061b27b734970c32998a19c2a7c22f80
Author: Tim-Philipp Müller <>
Date:   Thu Jun 24 17:22:13 2010 +0100

    gst-launch: rename new --no-play command line option to --no-sigusr-handler
    --no-play seems a bit confusing.
    Fixes #621867.
Comment 2 Stefan Sauer (gstreamer, gtkdoc dev) 2010-07-16 08:45:02 UTC
Just for information, I added this to make it usable with ptrace based tools that would like intercepts the signals them self. But I am also wondering if anyone actually use those signals.