[FFmpeg-devel] Add 10-bit transcode support for hwaccel cuvid

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 1 08:20:25 EET 2017

On Tue, 31 Jan 2017 22:12:24 +0100
Timo Rothenpieler <timo at rothenpieler.org> wrote:

> > IIRC, past conversations on this have concluded that the 'avconv'
> > rewrite will allow this by
> > avoiding the current problem that the encoder is fully initialised up
> > front before the cuvid
> > parser can run. Presumably, at some point in the future, we'll get
> > through the merge backlog
> > and eventually get that in.
> > 
> > In the meantime, I'm ok with this change. In the cases where the format
> > is set correctly it
> > will help, and in the cases where it is not set, it will degrade to the
> > current behaviour.
> > As such it's strictly an improvement.
> >   
> It will also not be an issue anymore once the new hw_device_ctx api
> lands, at which point I'll move the creation and handling of
> hw_frames_ctx entirely into cuvid.c.
> Until that happens, this patch is fine with me as well.

Sure then. Although "temporary" hacks have a tendency not to remain
temporary, it's quite likely this will work out.

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