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Experimental RADV Vulkan Video Decoding For VP9
In the absence of an official Vulkan Video VP9 extension not coming until later this year, Daniel Almeida at Collabora drafted a Mesa vendor extension for VP9 decoding while David Airlie of Red Hat worked out the RADV driver code as well as the FFmpeg side. This follows a lengthy expedition of other Vulkan Video work tackled in recent months by Airlie both to the RADV and Intel ANV drivers.
As of today with his radv-vulkan-video-decode-mesa-vp9 branch, he's gotten at least two test videos to work with the driver and his branched FFmpeg code.
More details for those interested via this blog post.