[packman] MPlayer VDPAU

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Mar 24 00:33:23 CET 2009

Manfred Tremmel <manfred at ...> writes:

> > I contains code that allows video players with vdpau support to
> > actually use hardware accelerated decoding. AFAIK, (sadly) only
> > MPlayer currently uses this approach. Since packman's MPlayer uses
> > static libavcodec (as it should), it does not make much difference if
> > your ffmpeg binary supports vdpau (for video players) or not.
> Maybe others will use it, we have different players using external 
> ffmpeg (libxine, vlc, gstreamer, maybe more).

I hope so.
vlc will (hopefully), since they are still working on it.
The only xine implementation I found is here:
It is a nice example of "include all the problems of Nvidia's original
implementation". I hope that is not the final version.

Carl Eugen

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