[vlc-devel] [PATCH 0/2] 10-bit h264 encoding alongside normal libx264

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Feb 27 15:36:02 CET 2012


On Tuesday 21 February 2012, Ilkka Ollakka wrote:
> Patch adds hack to contribs for compiling static libx264 in 10-bit encoding
> under a name libx26410b. Second patch adds x26410b named encoding module
> to produce 10-bit encodes (and only 10-bit).
> These allow to have 8-bit and 10-bit x264 libraries in use at the same
> time. Not sure if this is the best way to archive this functionality so
> comments are welcome.

In principles, this seems correct to me, as far as x264 does not support run-
time selection of bit depth.

* I think it will not work with dynamic linking due to conflicting unversioned 
* I think it is quite bold for VLC to invent its own .pc file name on behalf of 
x264. Maybe the x264 guys should be involved.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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