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

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Thu Feb 14 17:41:31 EET 2019

On Sunday, 03 February 2019 at 22:24, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> 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.

We have 55 packages requiring FFmpeg. Some of them would require
patching to support FFmpeg 4.1.x. We'd really appreciate it
if you could just backport these two patches to 4.0.x.

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