Bug 230974 - _DESC of VAAPI+VDPAU in Mk/bsd.options.desc.mk not much help.
Summary: _DESC of VAAPI+VDPAU in Mk/bsd.options.desc.mk not much help.
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Ports Framework (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Some People
Assignee: freebsd-ports-bugs (Nobody)
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-08-28 13:15 UTC by Harald Schmalzbauer
Modified: 2018-08-28 13:16 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Mk/bsd.options.desc.mk VAAPI+VDPAU _DESC (747 bytes, patch)
2018-08-28 13:15 UTC, Harald Schmalzbauer
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Description Harald Schmalzbauer 2018-08-28 13:15:38 UTC
Created attachment 196642 [details]
Mk/bsd.options.desc.mk VAAPI+VDPAU _DESC


users running 'make config' in ports/mesa-dri get the options to enbale VAAPI and/or VDPAU support.
Unfortunately, the description what VAAPI or VDPAU is doesn't help much, mostly because there's a strong relation to the GPU vendor of the users' hardware.
Please find attached a proposal of how to improve description.