[FFmpeg-devel] [FFmpeg-cvslog] avcodec/vdpau: Enable HEVC support for working Nvidia driver versions

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Sun Feb 3 23:24:59 EET 2019

On Monday, 28 January 2019 at 04:54, James Almer wrote:
> On 1/27/2019 3:43 PM, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > If you're trying to say we can upgrade 4.0.x to 4.1.x without
> > recompiling any dependent packages and you guarantee everything will
> > work just like with 4.0.x, then I would be willing to entertain that
> > option
> ffmpeg 4.1 is meant to be ABI compatible with 4.0, so you should be able
> to replace the 4.0 libraries and anything linking to them should still
> work without the need to be recompiled.
> Now, "work just like with 4.0.x" is impossible to guarantee because
> there were like five months of development between the two releases, and
> some modules may behave slightly differently.

That sounds good. I'll consider doing the upgrade. Though backporting
the patches I asked in this thread would save me that work.

Thanks for the reply.

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