[packman] FFmpeg build options

Dave Plater davejplater at gmail.com
Wed Jun 28 07:42:17 CEST 2017

On 6/28/17, Dave Plater <davejplater at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/27/17, Wolfgang Bauer <e9325712 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
>> Am Donnerstag, 22. Juni 2017, 11:34:03 CEST schrieb Martin Herkt:
>>> Is there any reason why FFmpeg is built with --disable-cuda and
>>> --disable-cuvid? Neither requires NVIDIA SDK headers anymore—it’s loaded
>>> at
>>> runtime. I’d like to use those features.
>> It causes problems for non-NVIDIA users. See the package changelog:
>> * Wed May 31 2017 davejplater at gmail.com
>> - Disable cuda extensions to fix boo#1041794:
>>   ffmpeg 3.3 enablement of h264_cuvid causes browsers not to select
>>   webm
>> And the bug report: https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1041794
>> Kind Regards,
>> Wolfgang
> I've enabled cuvid and nvidia and submitted to Factory but
> unfortunately the 42.2 update version remains without it. The above
> bug doesn't affect browsers if the full version of ffmpeg is installed
> they only attempt to use the cuvid codec if there isn't an
> alternative. The other bug concerning the full ffmpeg version which
> only affected users with nvidia hardware was fixed in
> gstreamer-plugins-libav.
> Best regards
> Dave
The full version of Tumbleweed ffmpeg will have cuvid and cuda when it
is accepted.

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