[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] (for discussion): ffmpeg: prefer cuvid decoders when use option -cuvid

Miroslav Slugeň thunder.m at email.cz
Mon Feb 13 10:26:57 EET 2017

Dne 13.2.2017 v 09:11 Hendrik Leppkes napsal(a):
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 9:08 AM, Miroslav Slugeň <thunder.m at email.cz> wrote:
>> Problem is that when you are using for example 200 input streams you have to
>> always specify correct input format h264/mpeg2/nvenc. Also when you are
>> using -hwaccel cuvid you have to specify it too, otherwise there is error:
>> CUVID hwaccel requested, but impossible to achieve.
> You can just script that and then its not really that huge of an extra
> effort to specify it. The patch is beyond terrible, and I don't see
> any good way to implement something like this either without some
> thorough API design to be able to select decoders in a smart way..
> - Hendrik
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I know it was 1 hour hack :)

Correct behavior should be:

1. when you use "-hwaccel cuvid" ffmpeg should try cuvid decoders first
2. alias in decoders "-c:v cuvid" and then ffmpeg should try only cuvid 

This should be same for other hwaccels.


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