[meta-freescale] Regarding GStreamer-1.x status on iMX6Q

Carlos Rafael Giani dv at pseudoterminal.org
Wed Nov 20 05:24:43 PST 2013

Yes, the current status in Github is what I was talking about. The only 
thing missing from the decoder atm is VC1/WMV3 support. I have to figure 
out some parsing details there.
My current focus is on the video transform element (bugfixes & second 
deinterlace mode).

I forgot to mention one other thing that already works: transcoding with 
zerocopy. Meaning, pictures decoded by the VPU can be passed to the 
encoder directly without having to copy the pixels. Initial tests show 
that real-time 1080p transcoding to h264 baseline is feasible with this.

On 2013-11-18 19:20, Joshua Kurland wrote:
> That's great news!  At this point in time decoding is the only thing 
> important to me.  Have you pushed the stable version of the decoder to 
> the gstreamer-imx repo?
> Thanks,
> Josh Kurland
> On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Carlos Rafael Giani 
> <dv at pseudoterminal.org <mailto:dv at pseudoterminal.org>> wrote:
>     On 2013-11-18 17:07, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>         (adding Carlos in Cc)
>         On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 1:48 PM, Joshua Kurland
>         <joshua.kurland at adtecdigital.net
>         <mailto:joshua.kurland at adtecdigital.net>> wrote:
>             Can anyone give a status update on the
>             stability/functionality of
>             gstreamer-1.x plugin on the imx6Q?  The readme page has
>             listed it in
>             alpha for a while.
>             For the application that I am working on, it would be more
>             beneficial
>             to use 1.x.  If their is still work to be done with
>             porting it over, I
>             would be available to help as long as someone points me in
>             the right
>             direction.
>         Carlos did the current public work for 1.0 support. He may
>         provided a
>         good status update on this.
>     I prefer this email address :)
>     Current status: decoder has been running stable for me. h264
>     encoder has been working stable too. mpeg2,h263,mpeg4p2 encoders
>     haven't been tested as much.
>     There are a few known bugs in the IPU transform and eglvivsink
>     transform plugins. The reason why it is still alpha is that some
>     features are missing (second deinterlace mode, some element
>     properties, and 3D support). Once this is done, I'll switch to
>     beta. The planned release of the beta version is end of November.
>     Carlos

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