[FFmpeg-devel] Added HW H.264 and HEVC encoding for AMD GPUs based on AMF SDK

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 12:54:32 EET 2017

2017-11-22 23:36 GMT+01:00 Timo Rothenpieler <timo at rothenpieler.org>:

> Also, I don't see a problem with including this AMD header. It very much
> increases the accessibility and maintainability

> (no need to watch out for potential breaking upstream changes, however
> likely that might be).

If we integrate the header, would that mean that FFmpeg developers have
to watch out more for potential upstream break or less?
(I believe a different answer than yours is at least possible.)

> Having those vendor-specific hwaccels enabled in otherwise generic
> builds gives a lot of people easy access, or access at all.

Could you elaborate?
Who exactly would get access in this case?

Carl Eugen

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