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How to get started with coding an imx6 encoder?

Question asked by Giovanni Andide on Mar 30, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 11, 2015 by John Cannizzo

I've never done anything like this before. It took me a while to setup a working cross compiler, I now boot my imx6 from NFS and save my files there. And that's great. But there is a lot I still don't understand.

Where should I start from? Is there some working reference encoder out there? Because I've found some: and I've tried with the first, but I have no idea of where to find some of the included headers (like drm/imx-ipu-v3-ioctls.h). Even by removing the .c/.h files related to it I still can't compile the encoder after having placed vpu_x.y in my includes directory. I've yet to try with libimxvpuapi.

Is the correct way of compiling those projects to simply add the vpu_x files in my eclipse include directory? They are gonna exist in the host once the executable is ran there, right?

Anyway, if someone had some tutorial or documentation I missed, please let me know. Sorry for my dumbness.