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

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 17:47:56 EET 2019

> Am 14.02.2019 um 16:41 schrieb Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at greysector.net>:
>> 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.

Why don’t you backport them if you believe it is a good idea?

Carl Eugen

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