[vlc-devel] [PATCH 0/3] Add plugins for MMAL/Raspberry Pi

Martin Storsjö martin at martin.st
Mon Apr 7 08:40:04 CEST 2014

On Fri, 4 Apr 2014, Julian Scheel wrote:

> Am 04.04.2014 15:06, schrieb Rémi Denis-Courmont:
>> On Fri,  4 Apr 2014 14:54:40 +0200, Julian Scheel <julian at jusst.de> wrote:
>>> While there is support for the Raspberry Pi in the VLC OMX plugins
>>> already these plugins come with some advantages
>> Any plans to drop the RPI-specific OMX-IL kludges from VLC afterwards?
> I think Martin should comment, but I think there's no reason to keep 
> them. The MMAL plugins in their current shape should outperform the OMX 
> plugins on Raspberry already. At least there's nothing in my mind right 
> now which would be supported with the OMX plugins but not with the MMAL 
> ones.

I don't see any reason to keep the hacks once this is in and the necessary 
userland support is available in e.g. raspbian.

Btw, does MMAL support encoding as well?

// Martin

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