[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/5] mediacodec: add hevc mimetype
stebbins at jetheaddev.com
Fri Oct 3 19:29:24 CEST 2014
Ok. I'll test to see if your OMX changes work on my box. I think they should since I was able to make stagefright
playback in xbmc work. The Measy is built on the rk3288 SoC. There are a lot of very cheap (< $100) android players
based on this SoC becoming available now.
On 10/03/2014 10:05 AM, Thomas Guillem wrote:
> I tested it only on a Nvidia Shield tablet (Tegra K1). It run fine
> (with the others patches).
> VLC use the MediaCodec API from JAVA, it's the public API from
> android-sdk that don't change for one manufacturer.
> But all manufacturers can modify the private native API
> (MediaCodec.cpp and co), so that where they add support for extra
> On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 6:47 PM, John Stebbins <stebbins at jetheaddev.com> wrote:
>> Do you have an android box that this works on? I tested such a patch on my Measy B4S and mediacodec fails during
>> configure. I did some further research, downloaded android SDK sources for another similar box and looked for
>> problems. Turns out mediacodec is missing support in other places for hevc. Specifically, there is a hard coded list
>> of "roles" in one of the functions that doesn't include an hevc decoder role. I see that you have fixed a similar issue
>> in VLCs OMX implementation.
>> I've seen reports that some manufacturers have made hevc mediacodec decode working, so I think some are distributing
>> with modified SDK. Do you have one of these, if so which?
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