[vlc-devel] [RFC PATCH 1/3] picture: add display orientation

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Jan 2 17:41:34 CET 2018

Le 2 janvier 2018 17:17:12 GMT+01:00, Thomas Guillem <thomas at gllm.fr> a écrit :
>On Fri, Dec 22, 2017, at 20:30, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> Le torstaina 21. joulukuuta 2017, 18.08.53 EET Thomas Guillem a écrit
>> > In order to allow filters to modify the orientation without
>touching picture
>> > data.
>> You can already do that by changing the output format of the filter.
>Sorry for the late reply. If you change the filter fmt_out, the core
>will try to add a filter to compensate for format changes. So you'll
>have the first filter that will transform W x H to H x W and the adapt
>one that will try to fit H x W into W x H. It works for cpu formats,
>but do a lot of memcpy. I don't think we can adapt our usecase here.
>> There are likely still some broken assumptions in the filter chain
>and/or vout 
>> code, either way.
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There are no (legitimate) reasons why the picture would be rescaled. That would be a bug just as well on CPU surfaces. And there are no risks of memcpy() penalties here; that problem only exists for CPU surfaces.
Remi Denis-Courmont

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