[mythtv] New Video Decode and Presentation API

compn tempn at twmi.rr.com
Sat Nov 15 13:56:53 UTC 2008

On Fri, 14 Nov 2008 10:42:12 -0800 (PST), Andy Ritger wrote:
>These patches include changes against libavcodec, libavutil, ffmpeg,
>and MPlayer itself; they may serve as an example of how to use VDPAU.
>Once we do some further testing, bugfixing, and cleanup, we will
>contribute the MPlayer patches to the MPlayer developers.

this is nice, but to save you (and mplayer/ffmpeg developers time) it
would be good if you would submit what you have first. below are
comments from the mplayer developers on the subject.

>The larger the patch you submit is the longer it will take to get
>it committed
>Not to mention how _very_ much more painful it would be if the review
>found any design flaws (probably unlikely but still).

>We want to see it early in case you are running into the wrong 
>direction.  Then we can prevent you from doing work in vain.

>This is just long standing experience, especially from experience with
>FFmpeg Google Summer of Code.
>The longer something is in "hidden" (i.e. only one person sees the code)
>development the longer it will usually take to be integrated.


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