[vlc-devel] [RFC 0/1] Let decoders decide over DPB size.

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat Aug 24 12:43:44 CEST 2013

Le vendredi 23 août 2013 20:52:58 Julian Scheel a écrit :
> > I don't mind specifying the DPB count in the decoders, as it would be
> > architecturally cleaner than doing so in the core. But I dislike the
> > notion
> > that it would be used to promote indirect rendering over direct rendering.
> > 
> > Regardless, your patch seems incomplete / under-implemented.
> I would see some need of extension for the vdpau plugin to announce it's
> actually required dpb size.

I don't see that. For VDPAU, pictures are just picture_t structures. The DPB 
size is overestimated, but the overhead is negligible.

> Would you see any other decoder modules that
> would actually required the picture pool to include dpb as of now?

Almost all decoders would need to be updated to set their respective DPB size 

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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