[FFmpeg-devel] AMD external header

Mironov, Mikhail Mikhail.Mironov at amd.com
Wed Nov 29 17:45:28 EET 2017

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> Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-devel] AMD external header
> On 11/29/17, Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2017-11-29 15:58 GMT+01:00 wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com>:
> >
> >> Well, don't worry too much. People like him are, as some would say,
> >> toxic members of the community. Frequent drama and flame wars
> happen.
> >> (And here's where I wished ffmpeg were a properly managed project.)
> >
> > Look who's talking!
> >
> > Given that you started a fork of FFmpeg repeating ancient lies and
> > stating you don't support FFmpeg anymore:
> > Why do you post here?
> Because he like to argue with toxic people like you.
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This conversation is very entertaining but leads us nowhere. 
May I suggest to go down to business of enabling HW encoders by default?
Yesterday Mark submitted the initial implementation and I really want 
to thank him for his mentoring and participation - it was very useful. 
The submission doesn't have AMD header so AMD encoder is off in any default build.
I counted responses to my posts and found six people are for the default enabling 
of HW blocks one way or another: by including headers or pulling them out 
automatically using git (I guess via submodules?). 
Two people want to remove external headers and disable default HW acceleration. 
Question is: how to move forward on practical terms? I really don’t know how this team makes such decisions.
Or maybe it is impasse case and  all want to keep things the way they are today?

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