[vlc-devel] Re: VIA acceleration
jean-paul.saman at planet.nl
Mon Nov 14 15:37:53 CET 2005
Dermot McGahon wrote:
> I've had a response from Christophe. Since it's a h/w decoder, the
> method of implementing this does not really fit cleanly into the
> existing (good) architecture. Deinterlacing and other video filters will
> not be possible for h/w decoded streams, since the picture data is not
> available to be modified. Christophe does not have time to port up to
> svn. The bottom-line is that this is still proof-of-concept work and
> unlikely to get into the tree in a useful state without substantial work
> from a vlc developer. And since none of the developers use the h/w,
> don't expect that to happen as a matter of course.
I have the hardware an am a videolan developer. I responded to the
original e-mail and offered help to test it. Hereby, again I offer help.
> Christophe is going to send me the code for review anyway. I will not be
> able to justify spending much time on it, given that deinterlacing and
> marquee filtering won't be possible.
Could you forward the code to me too. I'll have a look at it and do some
testing on it.
> Dan Brennan wrote:
>> Okay, I'll be available for testing if needed.
>> Dermot McGahon wrote:
>>> Dan Brennan wrote:
>>>> I recently started an HTPC project using a C3/CN400 based board. I
>>>> saw a post in the archives about someone porting VIA hardware
>>>> acceleration to VLC. Has this been completed? If not, can I assist
>>>> in the task?
>>> It is being worked on in-house by somebody. When he is ready, he will
>>> release it to some developers for porting to SVN and subsequent testing.
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