Víctor Jáquez

Mexico City (Mexico), 1977

Igalian, imported from Mexico, since April 2008.

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Víctor Jáquez 20/05/2016

GStreamer Hackfest 2016

Yes, it happened again: the Gstreamer Spring Hackfest 2016! This time in the beautiful city of Thessaloniki. Thanks a lot, Vivia and Sebastian, for making it happen. My objective this time was to work with dma-buf support in gstreamer-vaapi. Though it...

Víctor Jáquez 06/04/2016

gstreamer-vaapi 1.8: the codec split

On march 23th GStreamer 1.8 was released, along with all its bundled modules, and, of course, one of those modules is gstreamer-vaapi. Let us talk about this gstreamer-vaapi release, since there are several sweets! First thing to notice is that the...

Víctor Jáquez 09/02/2016

GStreamer VA-API under the umbrella of GStreamer

We have a new GStreamer VA-API release: 1.6.0! “Wait a minute“, you might say, “weren’t the last release 0.7?“, and you will be correct; but something big has happened: GStreamer VA-API is now part of the official GStreamer...

Víctor Jáquez 08/12/2015

GStreamer VA-API 0.7.0

GStreamer VA-API 0.7.0 is here! As is usually said, “grab it while it is fresh”, specially the distributions. In a previous blog post we explained in detail what is GStreamer VA-API. Also, last October, we talked about it in the GStreamer...

Víctor Jáquez 23/10/2015

GStreamer Conference 2015

Last October 8th and 9th, the GStreamer Conference 2015 had happened in Dublin. It was plenty of interesting talks and colleagues. I really enjoyed it. I participated with our latest work in gstreamer-vaapi.  You can glance the slides of my talk. By the...


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gstbuffer: fix GstParentBufferMeta GType name

The alias define GST_TYPE_PARENT_BUFFER_META_API_TYPE is wrong and breaks the usage of gst_buffer_get_parent_buffer_meta(). This patch fixes the GType alias and make another alias to keep the API compatibility guarded by GST_DISABLE_DEPRECATED. Also...

Víctor Jáquez04/03/2016

bufferpool: pass acquire params to alloc_buffer

When allocating a new buffer in the pool, both the do_alloc_buffer() and the vmethod, alloc_buffer(), receive the parameter GstBufferPoolAcquireParams. Nonetheless, when default_acquire_buffer() calls the do_alloc_buffer() it does not pass the received...

Víctor Jáquez10/02/2016

gst: Fix unintialized variable warnings

While cross-compiling with Linaro GCC 5.1-2015.08, it complained about a couple unitialized variables. This patch initializes them to zero. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=761094

Víctor Jáquez25/01/2016

playsink: fix the channel of color balance element

When traversing the color balance element channel list to find the one that matches with the playsink proxy, the assignation was set to iterator of the playsink proxy, not the balance element. Thus, the mapping to the values of the balance element...

Víctor Jáquez10/06/2015