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This is a read-me file for gst-openmax plugins
The gst-openmax package on
repository is based on TI's gst-openmax and modified by RigeRun. This
package is always updated according with the latest changes included in
the TI package.
1. Summary
2. What is gst-openmax?
3. Documentation
4. Installing gst-openmax plugins.
5. Building gst-openmax plugins
6. Compiling gst-openmax plugins
7. Change Log
8. If something goes wrong
1. Summary
These are the release notes for gst-openmax plugins. Read them carefully,
as they tell you what this is all about, explain how to build, compile
and install the gst-openmax plugins, and what to do if something goes
2. What is gst-openmax?
GstOpenMAX is a GStreamer plug-in that allows communication with OpenMAX
IL components allowing you to take advantage of OpenMAX and all
functions included in a multimedia framework as Gstreamer
OpenMAX IL is an industry standard that provides an abstraction layer
for computer graphics, video, and sound routines.
3. Documentation
RidgeRun gst-openmax package follows the same structure of TI gst-openmax
package. The difference is on additional features that RidgeRun adds on
this package. Features that are included in this package are neccesary
for meet RidgeRun needs.
General information:
4. Installation gst-openmax plugins
First, you need to download or clone gst-openmax package, specifically
the RidgeRun's repository located in github
Clone it with the following command:
git clone git://
or download on:
5. Building gst-openmax plugins
The build system used by the RidgeRun's version of gst-openmax is based
on a shared library called libOMX, which is located in its own github
repository under the name libOMX_Core-DM81xx
Clone repository with the following command:
git clone git://
or download:
After it, you need to run the following commands on gst-openmax
Also, you need to apply patches that are on patches directory. These
patches are modifications on GStreamer API.
In patches directory, you can find a README file that contains information
about functionality of patches as well as the GStreamer's version where
you need to apply them.
6. Compiling gst-openmax plugins
First, you need to compile gst-openmax with:
and then, in order to install them please run:
make install
7. Change Log
This section shows and explain differences between RidgeRun's gst-openmax
package and TI's gst-openmax package.
- Modifying build system, new build system is based in the use of a shared
library called libOmx.
- Adding support for omx_camera.
- Adding support for omx_tvp.
- Adding support for decoder, 60fps by default.
8. If something goes wrong
Write us at:
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