[FFmpeg-devel] hwaccel infrastructure in libavcodec

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Wed Mar 16 07:49:41 CET 2011

On 16 Mar 2011, at 05:04, Gregor Riepl <onitake at gmail.com> wrote:
The second is
> uncertainty about what can/should be put into the hwaccel module, and
> what should be done in the media player software that uses libavcodec.

As much as possible should go into libavcodec.
How to do this is a different question.
If the API supports efficient readback, doing it all in libavcodec like it is done for CrystalHD is a good idea, requiring the least application changes, but often performance will be a lot lower.

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