[vlc-devel] [RFC] Activate dav1d by default

Tristan Matthews tmatth at videolan.org
Sun Mar 29 20:08:14 CEST 2020

On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 1:34 PM Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am quite annoyed by distributions still not packaging dav1d, since the library is now out since 1.5y+.
> And that means our AV1 decoding on Linux is shitty.

That is annoying, it's already in browsers and phones. Is it just
complacency or are their blockers for them?

> Since we are supporting AV1 and we're promoters of the format, and dav1d is a Videolan project, I think this is a good idea to make it by default.
> If distributions want to disable it, they can, but this is their responsibility.



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