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How do I do http streaming with GStreamer?

Yes, I googled it and couldn't find an answer to this simple question anywhere.

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What have you tried so far? What were your results? What are you trying to stream? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jun 30 '12 at 19:08
I want to stream from a webcam. However, I can't find any destination "sink" for http-streaming (only for RSTP via UDP). As a possible workaround, I could dump the output to stdout and use vlc with the "-" parameter (= read from stdin), but I wondered there was a way to do http streaming from gst directly. – Jeroen Jacobs Jul 1 '12 at 14:09

I think you can use new hlssink plugin

Simple pipe to test hlssink localy:
gst-launch-1.0 videotestsrc is-live=true ! x264enc ! mpegtsmux ! hlssink max-files=5
then run vlc:
cvlc playlist.m3u8

if you want stream via net, start you web server and correct pipe:
gst-launch-1.0 videotestsrc is-live=true ! x264enc ! mpegtsmux ! hlssink max-files=5 playlist-root= location=/var/www/hlssink playlist-location=/var/www/hlssink
/var/www/hlssink is your document_root directory
and open playlist in vlc

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You might be able to use the tcpserversink element from the tcp plugin:

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Could you please describe how does it apply to the question? (Plain TCP versus HTTP) – pabouk Oct 17 '13 at 13:19

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