[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 7/7] h264dec: add a CUVID hwaccel

Timo Rothenpieler timo at rothenpieler.org
Wed Oct 4 19:38:40 EEST 2017

Am 04.10.2017 um 11:05 schrieb wm4:
> On Tue, 3 Oct 2017 07:17:25 -0700
> Philip Langdale <philipl at overt.org> wrote:
>>> I'd propose to use this as a chance to get in line with nvidias new
>>> naming, and call the new cuvid decoder/hwaccel nvdec. This is quite a
>>> deviation from libav, but we need to rename it anyways, so might as
>>> well pick an entirely different name.
>> I support this.
> Seems like the only thing we actually need to rename is the cuvid.c
> source file. I can keep the current rename, or rename the new Libav
> one, whatever you prefer.

As it's just one file to rename for the current self-contained cuvid 
decoder, that would be my preferred candidate.

> The AVHWAccels for the FFmpeg cuvid decoders can be removed as soon as
> Mark Thompsons patches here get in:
> https://lists.libav.org/pipermail/libav-devel/2017-October/084967.html
> There doesn't actually need to be a separate configure switch for the
> cuvid hwaccel, and --enable-cuvid would enable both. A user can
> explicitly enable or disable the individual hwaccels and decoders to
> get fine control. So there's no name conflict either as soon as the
> fake AVHWAccels go.

Yeah, in that case there is no need to rename to nvdec.

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