[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avcodec/vc1dec: Re-order init to avoid initting hwaccel too early

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Fri Aug 28 20:44:24 CEST 2015

On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 08:17:41AM -0700, Philip Langdale wrote:
> At least for vdpau, the hwaccel init code tries to check the video
> profile and ensure that there is a matching vdpau profile available.
> If it can't find a match, it will fail to initialise.
> In the case of wmv3/vc1, I observed initialisation to fail all the
> time. It turns out that this is due to the hwaccel being initialised
> very early in the codec init, before the profile has been extracted
> and set.
> Conceptually, it's a simple fix to reorder the init code, but it gets
> messy really fast because ff_get_format(), which is what implicitly
> trigger hwaccel init, is called multiple times through various shared
> init calls from h263, etc. It's incredibly hard to prove to my own
> satisfaction that it's safe to move the vc1 specific init code
> ahead of this generic code, but all the vc1 fate tests pass, and I've
> visually inspected a couple of samples and things seem correct.
> Signed-off-by: Philip Langdale <philipl at overt.org>
> ---
>  libavcodec/vc1dec.c | 52 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------------------
>  1 file changed, 28 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)



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