[ANNOUNCE] libvdpau 0.2

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 14:48:24 PDT 2009

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 4:58 AM, Aaron Plattner <aplattner at nvidia.com> wrote:
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> I'm pleased to announce the first release of libvdpau as a standalone
> library.  This package contains the libvdpau wrapper library and the
> libvdpau_trace debugging library, along with the header files needed
> to build VDPAU applications.  To actually use a VDPAU device, you need
> a vendor-specific implementation library.  Currently, this is always
> libvdpau_nvidia.  You can override the driver name by setting the
> VDPAU_DRIVER environment variable.

Are you planning some sort of protocol for this, like DRI or XvMC has?

having the server specify the driver rather than the client guessing,

otherwise we just end up with the original XvMC unusable single vendor


> These files are also currently shipped as part of the NVIDIA driver
> package.  We're going to continue to do that for now, but the
> long-term goal is to ship only libvdpau_nvidia in that package.
> git://anongit.freedesktop.org/~aplattner/libvdpau
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~aplattner/libvdpau
> git tag: libvdpau-0.2
> http://people.freedesktop.org/~aplattner/vdpau/libvdpau-0.2.tar.gz
> MD5: e0641a208839eb88fe7c01ee5af83735  libvdpau-0.2.tar.gz
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