[FFmpeg-devel] Added HW H.264 and HEVC encoding for AMD GPUs based on AMF SDK

Philip Langdale philipl at overt.org
Thu Nov 23 00:53:31 EET 2017

On Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:36:23 +0100
Timo Rothenpieler <timo at rothenpieler.org> wrote:

> >> I'd like to look through it again and test a bit more (will try to
> >> do so tomorrow, certainly by the end of the week), but I think it
> >> should be ready to commit with the external header removed.  
> > 
> > Are you planning to remove Nvidia headers as well?  
> No, I am very much against this.
> And others have also voiced against that.
> Also, I don't see a problem with including this AMD header. It very
> much increases the accessibility and maintainability(no need to watch
> out for potential breaking upstream changes, however likely that
> might be). Having those vendor-specific hwaccels enabled in otherwise
> generic builds gives a lot of people easy access, or access at all.
> It also might make them potential usage candidates for browsers, no
> idea how their weird lawyer-code-review system works though, and if
> it has any impact to avoid external dependencies.

I feel the same way; I'm fine with the header in-tree.


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