[meta-freescale] Chromium acceleration

Otavio Salvador otavio at ossystems.com.br
Thu Mar 20 07:58:18 PDT 2014

On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Eric Nelson
<eric.nelson at boundarydevices.com> wrote:
> Thanks Otavio,
> On 03/20/2014 05:22 AM, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 5:30 AM, Carlos Rafael Giani
>> <dv at pseudoterminal.org> wrote:
>>> Hi Eric and Christian,
>>> <snip>
>>> As for the decoder itself: I implemented it in the Chromium media
>>> framework,
>>> in media/ . I simply took the vpx decoder code, copied it, and modified
>>> it
>>> to use the VPU. I had VP8, MPEG2, MPEG4, and h264 decoding working. It
>>> wasnt
>>> much code, but unfortunately, the interfaces tend to change between
>>> versions, so the code would have to be updated for the newest Chromium
>>> version. It is not much code, I will try to clean it up a bit and post
>>> it.
>>> In addition, I will ask the colleagues for the other patches for
>>> accelerating the 2D and WebGL rendering.
>> \m/ bear on mind I pushed Chromium 35 in meta-browser ;-)
> I sent an RFC patch yesterday regarding inclusion of meta-qt5 into
> fsl-community-bsp-platform.
> Is there any interest or conflict in the same for meta-browser?
> A simplistic test shows that it's really straightforward to
> add both Chromium and Firefox into fsl-image-gui by pulling
> in meta-browser.

The biggest problem adding more stuff is maintenance. This increases
build time and tests needed for a good coverage.

What people think?

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