[vlc-devel] [PATCH] vdpau: fix build with FFmpeg

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Mar 4 21:00:44 CET 2014

Le mardi 4 mars 2014, 16:38:50 Rafaël Carré a écrit :
> > _Regardless_ of which of the two forks you use: The old versions of
> > libavcodec that this patch adds support for have known bugs in hwaccel.
> Decoding worked fine for me, however.

I never said that it systematically crashed.

> > As for which fork to use, I do note that David officially dropped support
> > for libav on MacOS as the maintainer. Similarly, I do not support FFmpeg
> > as the VDPAU maintainer. Not to mention that this was agreed at FOSDEM
> > *and* confirmed on the asso list.
> I don't know what is "that" was agreed and confirmed.

You can reread asso archives if you have already forgotten.

> > Also on libav, this patch is inconsistent, as
> > it mismatches the version requirement of the code and the configure
> > script.
> Maybe but this is not the topic.

The patch is wrong whether we consider libav, FFmpeg or both. That seems 
pretty much on topic.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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