[MPlayer-dev-eng] Vidix Status

Nico Sabbi nicola_sabbi at fastwebnet.it
Sun Feb 18 17:44:06 CET 2007

Benjamin Zores wrote:
> On 2/6/07, Jan Knutar <jknutar at nic.fi> wrote:
>> On Monday 05 February 2007 18:47, Rich Felker wrote:
>> > Actually XV is faster if the drivers perform DMA..
> Few info about vidix status.
> vidix.sf.net has been converted from CVS to SVN.
> I've merged 90% of libdha/libvidix patches that were applied to
> MPlayer since the MPlayerXP/vidix fork upstream.
> The remaining 10% changes are related to libdha/sysdep and
> vidix/drivers/radeon_vid.c which have changed so much that it's really
> hard to see what still needs to be backported.
> The goal is now to import libdha/vidix directly to MPlayer SVN.
> I've still a couple of changes to be done upstream for that purpose
> but it'll require patching a bit MPlayer's configure script and
> probably libvo/vosub_vidix.c (as for example vidix now supports DMA).
> By this time, I think we'll be able to remove enable/disable external
> vidix in configure as it'll always be external.
> Also, I expect all vidix drivers to be part of libvidix (no more
> dlopen) but dunno if I'll do it right now or after inclusion in
> MPlayer's tree.
> Anyhow, at the time being, please avoid commiting any changes to
> libdha/vidix directories and better send them to vidix-devel in order
> to apply them directly upstream.
> Ben

are you completely sure that all drivers work? when I tried external 
vidix my radeon didn't absolutely work anymore

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