[mythtv] New Video Decode and Presentation API
ijr at case.edu
Tue Nov 18 19:50:34 UTC 2008
On Friday 14 November 2008 1:42:12 pm Andy Ritger wrote:
> I'm pleased to announce a new video API for Unix and Unix-like platforms,
> and a technology preview implementation of this API from NVIDIA.
> The API is called VDPAU (Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix).
Here's a _very_ preliminary patch that enables very basic use of VDPAU in
myth. You'll need at least a distclean after applying.
- mpeg2 decode (haven't really tested anything else)
- Any sort of hardware capability detection
Expect things to be very buggy/unstable/hardware catching on fire/etc - please
treat this as more of a proof of concept patch. I don't need to be inundated
with replies that things don't work at this stage. =)
Make sure you have the 180.x driver installed (and have supported hardware),
then patch myth, make distclean, re-run configure, and then all you need to do
is set the decoder/renderer to vdpau in the video playback profile settings.
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