[vlc-devel] [PATCH] decoder: log the reason a new vout is needed

Steve Lhomme robux4 at ycbcr.xyz
Wed Oct 24 07:21:47 CEST 2018

On 23/10/2018 17:16, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le tiistaina 23. lokakuuta 2018, 18.13.42 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
>> I like the idea of having only one vout. But what do we do for multiple
>> vouts ? We don't allow them ? Or we allow to create extra vout that are
>> destroyed when not used anymore (contrary to the main one).
> That's one of many things that the specification needs to define, AFAICT, and
> I am not in charge of that.

There's a workshop for that. And not all vouts are created equal. On 
Win7 D3D9 is the best candidate, except if you want to play HDR or 360 
videos (or 3D/VR later). There will always be some renegotiations 
needed. Either driven by the decoder or extra metadata.

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