Víctor Jáquez

Mexico City (Mexico), 1977

Igalian, imported from Mexico, since April 2008.

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Víctor Jáquez 30/05/2017

GstSpringHackfest2017: a quick report

Two weeks ago was the GStreamer Spring Hackfest 2017 and I am very happy about how it went. I have the feeling that most of the attendees had a good time, and made some progress in their projects. I want to thank all the people that participated, in some...

Víctor Jáquez 09/05/2017

GStreamer Spring Hackfest 2017 & GStreamer 1.12

Greetings earthlings! Two things: One GStreamer 1.12 is out! And with it, gstreamer-vaapi. Among other new features and improvements we have: GstVaapiDisplay now inherits from GstObject, thus the VA display logging messages are better and tracing the...

Víctor Jáquez 17/03/2017

GStreamer VAAPI 1.11.x (development branch)

Greetings GstFolks! Last month the unstable release 1.11.2 of GStreamer hit the streets, and I would like to share with you all a quick heads-up of what we are working on in gstreamer-vaapi, since there are a lot of new stuff: GstVaapiDisplay inherits...

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...


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kmssink: initialize variable

Otherwise clang complains: gstkmssink.c:1192:7: warning: variable 'buf' is used uninitialized whenever 'if' condition is true [-Wsometimes-uninitialized]

Víctor Jáquez10/07/2017

x264: fix memory leak

When the allowed caps are the same of template caps the allowed caps are not unrefed, leaking memory. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=784060

Víctor Jáquez21/06/2017

gst: check non-null before dereference

It is possible to use gst_deinit() without registering the base classes. For example, when using gst_init_get_option_group() and call the program with an invalid parameter. In that case, gst_deinit() will lead to a segmentation fault, since there is...

Víctor Jáquez28/04/2017

docs: update libs section

Include documented symbols that were not declared in section file.

Víctor Jáquez20/01/2017

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