[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] avcodec: prioritise vaapi over vdpau

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sun Dec 3 08:46:12 CET 2017

Le perjantaina 1. joulukuuta 2017, 10.50.16 EET Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> Favor VAAPI over VDPAU: VDPAU is deprecated and present on less systems than
> VAAPI. Furthermore, the try and fail of VDPAU vout/va take much longer than
> the VAAPI one (around twice the time, that is 100-200ms). VAAPI will only
> be used for direct rendering by default, so VDPAU will still be used
> instead of VAAPI with CPU copy

That´s peanuts compared to the time loading GL, which is unavoidable either 
way. And when CUDA replaces VDPAU, it will have to be probed before VA-API 
anyway, so that seems counter-productive...


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