[vlc-devel] [PATCH] xvideo: fallback to the first chroma when there is no match

Thomas Guillem thomas at gllm.fr
Mon Nov 21 17:08:33 CET 2016

On Mon, Nov 21, 2016, at 17:02, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le maanantaina 21. marraskuuta 2016, 15.49.40 EET Thomas Guillem a écrit
> :
> > This fixes jpeg playback with xvideo.
> What for? The only benefit of XVideo is if it avoids conversion.
> Otherwise, it 
> is essentially worse than Render (#12348) or plain X11, because it does
> not 
> support SPU blending.
> Also in reality, graphic cards with native XVideo support are so old that
> they 
> are most likely out of service or broken by now. So XVideo is just a
> backward 
> compatibility wrapper strictly inferior to OpenGL.

OK, fine with me, but I have a question then. Should we care when a
forced vout fails ? For example, vdpau can't play jpeg files. Maybe,
choosing a video output should be an advanced preference.

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> Rémi Denis-Courmont
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