[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 0/3] Include headers for cuvid

Timo Rothenpieler timo at rothenpieler.org
Wed Sep 21 14:06:15 EEST 2016

Am 21.09.2016 um 11:58 schrieb Hendrik Leppkes:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 10:23 AM, Timo Rothenpieler
> <timo at rothenpieler.org> wrote:
>>> Well its just that both cuvid and cuda are both currently flagged as
>>> nonfree in FFmpeg which limits there availability. So I was just wondering
>>> what needed to be done to make them gpl compatible as I would like to see
>>> cuvid be more available.
>> GPL conformant CUDA headers.
>> Someone would need to convince nvidia to release their CUDA SDK under a
>> more liberal license.
> This set seems of little value if you still need to put external
> headers into place and still requires non-free license to build.
> All headers required to build come in the same SDK, don't they.

For some weird reason this particular header does not come with the CUDA
SDK, only with the Video SDK.
The one in the CUDA SDK is some extremely old version.

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