Introduction to gstreamer-vaapi

The gstreamer-vaapi package contains a gstreamer plugin for hardware accelerated video decode/encode for the prevailing coding standards today (MPEG-2, MPEG-4 ASP/H.263, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, and VC-1/VMW3).

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-9.1 platform.

Package Information

gstreamer-vaapi Dependencies


gstreamer-1.16.2, gst-plugins-base-1.16.2, gst-plugins-bad-1.16.2, and libva-2.8.0

User Notes:

Installation of gstreamer-vaapi



If you do not have an Objective-C compiler installed, the build system for this package will emit a warning about a failed sanity check. This is harmless, and it is safe to continue.

Install gstreamer-vaapi by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson  --prefix=/usr       \
       -Dbuildtype=release \
       -Dpackage-origin= \
       -Dpackage-name="GStreamer 1.16.2 BLFS" &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install


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Last updated on 2020-02-18 16:50:03 -0600