[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Fixing memory leaks in VDA hardware decoding

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Wed Sep 11 22:04:11 CEST 2013

On 11/09/13 21:01, David Fuhrmann wrote:
> Hi,
> I just retested the latest patch which suppose to fix the VDA
> memleaks
> (http://lists.libav.org/pipermail/libav-devel/2013-July/048949.html)
> and it seems that it works fine. As discussed with lu_zero, this
> patch might be also applied to the libav repository, with some minor
> changes. I am not sure, what the status is about that, Luca?

It is currently pending since I wanted some consensus in dropping the
namespace breakage and move the initialization code in vlc.

The fix would be folded inside this change.

> Nevertheless, if it does not get applied for libav soon, I want to
> suggest to apply the patch locally inside the VLC contrib, to have
> the fix inside the VLC 2.1 release and to avoid deferring the VLC
> release even more because of that. Please see the two patches for
> that attached to this email.

I'll merge it if you are in hurry for vlc 2.1 the patch itself is fine IMHO.


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