Fixing the mess that is XvMC?

Lee Revell rlrevell at
Fri Oct 29 13:48:31 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-10-29 at 10:00 -0700, Kendall Bennett wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> We are working on an XvMC driver for a customer of ours, and have run 
> into a bit of a snag. As it stands right now it appears the work on 
> libXvMC was never really completed. The current 6.8.1 code base 
> includes sample code for the Intel i810 (not sure if it works on the i830 
> and later chipsets or not) which is split across back end driver code 
> that handles surface allocation and a front end chipset specific client 
> library.

You might want to copy unichrome-devel at  They have
been doing a lot of work on the XvMC stuff for VIA chipsets lately, I
would expect them to have a strong opinion.


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