[FFmpeg-devel] AMD external header

Timo Rothenpieler timo at rothenpieler.org
Wed Nov 29 18:42:05 EET 2017

Am 29.11.2017 um 17:40 schrieb wm4:
> On Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:27:01 +0100
> Hendrik Leppkes <h.leppkes at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 5:24 PM, wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> What really irks me is that nvidia is not giving us any support for
>>> supporting their stuff. AFAIK the current headers are the last MIT
>>> licensed ones, and future headers are closed?
>> No, thats not how it is. They re-licensed the video related headers to
>> be usable some time ago, and there have been no signs of this changing
>> back again.
>> Only the actual CUDA headers are still closed, but we don't need them.
> Oh, great. Then why do we do that at all? We'd only need have some code
> for dynamically loading actual functions, but this would be way less
> code.

Because the headers are in an SDK you have to be an approved nvidia 
developer for to download it.
And they are also not useful without quite some modifications. The whole 
dynamic loading is made by me, not by nvidia.

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