[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/5] mediacodec: add hevc mimetype

Martin Storsjö martin at martin.st
Wed Oct 8 17:51:57 CEST 2014

On Wed, 8 Oct 2014, Martin Storsjö wrote:

> On Mon, 6 Oct 2014, John Stebbins wrote:
>> So, it doesn't work on rk3288 out of the box.  And even after some ugly 
>> hacks, I'm getting video with green lines
>> through it and the image repeated 5 times and squished horizontally.  Not 
>> sure what that's all about.
>> Attaching diff to show ugly hacks and logs just in case you have some ideas 
>> what the distorted video might be.
>> To summarize the hacks, I had to remove the USE_IOMX define because my box 
>> does not have libiomx.so.  Then, my box does have libOMX_Core.so. but all 
>> the symbols are prefixed with "RK".  So I had to modify the dlsym calls. 
>> The rest is just debug messages so I can see what's happening.
> Wow, did using OMX straight off work on this one? Or are you running VLC as 
> root? (Normally the OMX driver requires access to /dev entries that only the 
> mediaserver can access.) Yesterday you said you enabled building libiomx-kk 
> (which would be the right way to solve this), did it work better or worse 
> with that compared with using OMX directly?

... and now I realize this mail was a blast from the past, that you 
actually originally sent on Monday. So nevermind...

// Martin

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