[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavc/videotoolbox: Consistent fallback to external software encoding/decoding.

Thilo Borgmann thilo.borgmann at mail.de
Mon Mar 21 11:34:11 CET 2016

Am 21.03.16 um 08:23 schrieb wm4:
> On Sun, 20 Mar 2016 16:49:18 +0100
> Thilo Borgmann <thilo.borgmann at mail.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> trying to handle software fallback more consistently for videotoolbox and
>> probably other hardware accelerations.
>> Addresses ticket #5352 where software fallback is demanded which has been
>> removed on purpose before. With this patch the user can configure the desired
>> behaviour.
>> -Thilo
> Please explain how a hwaccel that uses no hardware decoding makes any
> sense at all.

Checking compliance, comparing output/performance, work around a possible bug in
an alternative decoder... of course it is no alternative if you need/want the
benefits of hardware decoding but there are use cases that come to mind.
And maybe you don't have an alternative decoder at hand...


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