Víctor Jáquez

Mexico City (Mexico)

Igalian, imported from Mexico, since April 2008.

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Víctor Jáquez 23/11/2018

Building gst-msdk with MediaSDK opensource

I tried, several months ago, the open source version of Intel MediaSDK and it was a complete mess. In order to review some patches for gst-msdk I tried it again. I am surprised how the situation has improved since then. Install dependencies $ sudo apt get...

Víctor Jáquez 17/04/2018

How to setup a gst-build environment with Intel’s VA-API stack

gst-build is far superior than gst-uninstalled scripts for developing GStreamer, mainly because its meson and ninja usage. Nonetheless, to integrate external dependencies it is not as easy as in gst-uninstalled. This guide aims to show how to integrate...

Víctor Jáquez 28/03/2018

GStreamer VA-API Troubleshooting

GStreamer VA-API is not a trivial piece of software. Even though, in my opinion it is a bit over-engineered, the complexity relies on its layered architecture: the user must troubleshoot in which layer is the failure. So, bear in mind this architecture:...

Víctor Jáquez 27/03/2018

GStreamer VA-API 1.14: what’s new?

As you may already know, there is a new release of GStreamer, 1.14. In this blog post we will talk about the new features and improvements of GStreamer VA-API module, though you have a more comprehensive list of changes in the release notes. Most of the...

Víctor Jáquez 07/12/2017

Enabling HuC for SKL/KBL in Debian/testing

Recently, our friend Florent complained that it was impossible to set a constant bitrate when encoding H.264 using low-power profile with gstreamer-vaapi . Low-power (LP) profiles are VA-API entry points, available in Intel SkyLake-based procesor and...


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msdk: don't declare headers in meson

This partially reverts commit 0bae64835302574953c3e5e89fa0822eb4f6ca4b. The compiler tells ninja the header dependency, then there is no need to add them explicity.

Víctor Jáquez23/11/2018

msdk: add support for open sourced MediaSDK

MediaSDK has been released as open source [1], but the directories where it installs its files, are different from the binary only distribution. This patch adds to the libraries path the directory /lib. Also it is defined in meson if the include...

Víctor Jáquez22/11/2018

gl: libs: glib might not define G_HAVE_ISO_VARARGS

This will fix the compiler warning "G_HAVE_ISO_VARARGS" is not defined, evaluates to 0 [-Wundef]

Víctor Jáquez22/11/2018

compositor: Fix enum type mismatch

The variable blend_mode is GstCompositorBlendMode but it is assigned to a GstCompositorOperator enum value.

Víctor Jáquez31/10/2018