[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Remove xvmc_acceleration if favor of hw_acceleration

Uoti Urpala uoti.urpala
Thu Jan 8 14:34:11 CET 2009

On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 15:21 +0200, Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> On 1/7/09, Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> wrote:
> > libavcodec does _not_ provide or use hardware acceleration.
> > The _only_ thing it does it provide partially decoded data.
> > Why is that an issue? Because it gets confusing as hell if someone
> > actually does add hardware decoding, do we name the next enum then

> And what do you think the actual hardware decoding would be doing?

Using the hardware of course.

> Or rather, do you advertise that the current model is wrong and
> libavcode should be calling the hardware acceleration API directly?

The issue is not that the current model is "wrong", just that it is
confusingly named.

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