[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpeg_vdpau: Re-add ability to ignore level check

Andy Furniss adf.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 11:21:57 CEST 2016

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 07:51:18PM +0100, Mark Thompson wrote:
>> Fixes ticket 5286.
>> Uses the global -hwaccel_lax_profile_check option (may be misnamed
>> for this purpose, but it has the right spirit).
>> ---
>> Only compile tested (no hardware).
>> Maybe -hwaccel_lax_profile_check should be renamed to something a bit more general - it was named for the specific VAAPI case, but this is really the same type of issue.  (-hwaccel_ignore_capabilities or something like that?)
>>   ffmpeg_vdpau.c | 4 +++-
>>   1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> is anyone against applying this ?

 From the POV of a user I still think as noted in trac -


That it would be better if ffmpeg didn't silently fall back to s/w dec
without saying so. Which could include ... use -hwaccel_lax_profile_check
to override.

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