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PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:56 am    Post subject: Is xvmc obsolete? Reply with quote

I read somewhere that xvmc is obsolete. Is that true and the USE flag shouldn't be enabled?
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

AFAIK enabling xvmc only adds the xvmc video output, for example for mplayer.
If you are using nouveau, the xvmc support is currently broken, so you need to wait for stabilisation of mesa-9.2:
http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/VideoAcceleration
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

OK, thank you. I'll leave it disabled.
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