Víctor Jáquez

Mexico City (Mexico), 1977

Igalian, imported from Mexico, since April 2008.

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Víctor Jáquez 19/11/2016

GStreamer-VAAPI 1.10 (now 1.10.1)

A lot of things have happened last month and I have neglected this report. Let me try to fix it. First, the autumn GStreamer Hackfest and the GStreamer Conference 2016 in Berlin. The hackfest’s venue was the famous C-Base, where we talked with...

Víctor Jáquez 01/07/2016

VA-API and DRM/KMS in MinnowBoard

In 2012 I started to work in a video renderer for GStreamer which uses directly the DRM/KMS kernel subsystem to display images. I even blogged about it, but I didn’t finished it. Nonetheless, in December last year, a customer asked us to finish the...

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...


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v4l2object: Don't check size in a non-list value

After commit 1ea9735a I see these error while using the webcam integrated in my laptop: GStreamer-CRITICAL **: gst_value_list_get_size: assertion 'GST_VALUE_HOLDS_LIST (value)' failed The issue is gst_v4l2src_value_simplify() was doing its job...

Víctor Jáquez14/12/2016

kmssink: post error message if start() fails

It is expected to post an error message in the bus if the device cannot be started.

Víctor Jáquez30/11/2016

kmssink: include drm.h after stdlib.h

As drm.h is internal to libdrm, it expects to have already included stdlib.h.

Víctor Jáquez23/11/2016

kms: include stdlib.h

drm.h does not include all what it needs to compile, in particular stdlib.h which defines size_t

Víctor Jáquez23/11/2016

videooverlaycomposition: document required map flags

Fix documentation for gst_video_overlay_composition_blend(). The video frame needs to be mapped with GST_MAP_READWRITE flag. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=771382

Víctor Jáquez14/09/2016