[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/1] codec: Add GStreamer based video decoder module

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Mon Apr 21 20:07:45 CEST 2014

On 21 Apr, ved kpl wrote :
> > Vikram: It should be LGPL v 2.1, I guess here.  Need your inputs.

LGPL v2.1 +

>    Vikram: Decodebin also adds gst video parsers before gst decoders which
> can provide more information (GstCaps-wise) to the decoder. That was the
> only reason I thought to
>                have it. If you think it's not really doing any
> value-addition, I'll remove it. Do let me know.

Either you explain clearly what it is or you remove it.

> > Doesn't vlc_fourcc_GetCodecFromString do what you want already?
> > Vikram: I see., Thanks! I will use it instead of this function. But one
> > thing that comes to my mind now is YUYV format, gstreamer denotes it as
> > YUY2.
>                 Will need to handle such cases.

YUY2 is already in VLC as an alias to VLC_CODEC_YUYV. There should be no
special cases.

With my kindest regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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