Tony Houghton h at
Fri Jun 17 08:42:16 PDT 2011

Can anyone help?

On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:29:18 +0100
Tony Houghton <h at> wrote:

> I want to write a video player that supports as many formats as
> possible but, unlike totem etc, supports vdpau and/or vaapi. I could
> hardwire code paths to choose suitable demuxers for mkv, mp4 etc but
> what about formats I don't think of in advance?
> The manual's chapter on autoplugging basically says the information in
> it is inaccurate and outdated and one should just use playbin or
> decodebin, but I don't think you can use vdpau or vaapi with those. Even
> if the information didn't have that disclaimer, it's distinctly lacking
> in implementation details.
> Are there any docs buried in the SCM or design documentation that would
> help me?
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