[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/4] opengl: Fix the ES 1 vs 2 version check

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Mar 13 14:26:37 CET 2013

On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 14:06:34 +0100, Adrien Maglo <magsoft at videolan.org>
> Le 13/03/2013 13:45, Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
>> On 13 Mar, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
>>> On Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:59:35 +0100, Felix Paul Kühne
>>> <fkuehne.videolan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> OK for me. While in theory, we could switch from ES 1 to ES 2 at run
>>> time
>>>> on iOS, this doesn't make sense, since we support ES2 capable devices
>>> only.
>>> I still think we should remove ES1 support completely.
>> I agree.
> Removing the support of OpenGL ES 1.x would mean removing the support of

> OpenGL 1.x because they share the same code.
> There are many desktop configurations, like mine, that are blocked at 
> OpenGL 1.x.

And these configurations should use the video overlay instead.

We need to move OpenGL to higher priority than XVideo, to support scaled
subtitles and high colour depth. But that does not work for/with OpenGL
(ES) 1.

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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