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authorwm4 <wm4@nowhere>2014-11-02 17:44:24 +0100
committerwm4 <wm4@nowhere>2014-11-02 17:44:24 +0100
commit3a95a0887c95b1d1ab505a568c922c7a514f5916 (patch)
parent12212a1685155c67049a0f30f14b7bf789a8c093 (diff)
command: expose mpv version as property
A client API user has no other way to know the version.
2 files changed, 12 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/DOCS/man/input.rst b/DOCS/man/input.rst
index 9c768a5c1e..e62552cd35 100644
--- a/DOCS/man/input.rst
+++ b/DOCS/man/input.rst
@@ -1411,6 +1411,10 @@ Property list
How these details are handled may change in the future.
+ Return the mpv version/copyright string. Depending on how the binary was
+ built, it might contain either a release version, or just a git hash.
``options/<name>`` (RW)
Read-only access to value of option ``--<name>``. Most options can be
changed at runtime by writing to this property. Note that many options
diff --git a/player/command.c b/player/command.c
index 2995f094a0..aa44196925 100644
--- a/player/command.c
+++ b/player/command.c
@@ -2891,6 +2891,12 @@ static int mp_property_af(void *ctx, struct m_property *prop,
return property_filter(prop, action, arg, ctx, STREAM_AUDIO);
+static int mp_property_version(void *ctx, struct m_property *prop,
+ int action, void *arg)
+ return m_property_strdup_ro(action, arg, mpv_version);
static int mp_property_alias(void *ctx, struct m_property *prop,
int action, void *arg)
@@ -3160,6 +3166,8 @@ static const struct m_property mp_properties[] = {
M_PROPERTY_ALIAS("audio", "aid"),
M_PROPERTY_ALIAS("sub", "sid"),
+ {"mpv-version", mp_property_version},
{"options", mp_property_options},
{"file-local-options", mp_property_local_options},
{"property-list", mp_property_list},