[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC]Nvidia VDPAU patches

Andreas Setterlind gamester17
Mon Dec 1 12:45:55 CET 2008

FYI, according this article on phoronix.com it sounds like MythTV
developers has now made an initial VDPAU decoder support commit  to
their SVN for MythTV's internal video player with a few enhancements
over NVIDIA's own patches, including automatic fallback to software
decoding (which I understand is something that FFmpeg developers sees
as a mandatory requirement before committing any patches?):

"VDPAU in MythTV has full OSD (On-Screen Display), de-interlacers,
color controls, and codecs support through the Video Decode and
Presentation API for Unix. MythTV will automatically use VDPAU when
it's compatible with the video format otherwise it falls back to using
X-Video. According to those that have tested it already, this
community VDPAU implementation in MythTV actually exceeds that of
NVIDIA's patch in MPlayer when it comes to quality and its


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