[Libva] Status of libva and mplayer/ffmpeg?
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Thu Oct 6 13:03:40 PDT 2011
2011/10/6 Erik Slagter <erik at slagter.name>:
> I know that Gwénole submitted patches to mplayer, but they were burnt (as
> usual). Gwénole, if you still have the time and the interest, can you please
> try again? My experience is that the guys aren't that bad, they just have a
> big mouth and are somewhat protective of "their" program ;-)
MPlayer/VA new home is here:
but it won't receive much work at this time. Active development is
going on GStreamer and FFmpeg.
> The patches of the "libva jumbo patch" include patching for ffmpeg. AFAIK
> these are already included in ffmpeg nowadays, am I right in this
Yes, FFmpeg has all necessary patches.
> Wouldn't it be easiest to define a few extra codecs in libavcodec (like
> h264_vaapi) and then both the command line tool and mplayer could use these
> without hassle?
MPlayer is already using FFmpeg. Or I don't understand what you mean.
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