Víctor Jáquez

Mexico City (Mexico)

Igalian, imported from Mexico, since April 2008.

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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...

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...


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glsinkbin: validate property in internal sink

It might be the case that glgsinkbin would try to set a property to its internal sink which doesn't exist in it, leading to a glib's warning. For example, when playsink sets 'force-aspect-ratio' property and glsinkbin has, as internal sink, appsink,...

Víctor Jáquez12/01/2019

msdk: add mfx in include path

Thus removing the preprocessor's directives to included if found.

Víctor Jáquez08/01/2019

msdk: meson: compile vp9dec if available

based on the patches provided by Haihao Xiang

Víctor Jáquez08/01/2019

msdk: meson: use libmfx pkg-config if available

Refactoring to bail out early if MediaSDK is not found. based on the patches provided by Haihao Xiang

Víctor Jáquez08/01/2019