Bug 1205648 - RFE: csc_opencl support in xpra
Summary: RFE: csc_opencl support in xpra
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xpra
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Underwood
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Depends On: 1002898 1219815 1219819
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-03-25 12:05 UTC by Jonathan Underwood
Modified: 2016-02-29 05:25 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-02-29 05:25:02 UTC


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Description Jonathan Underwood 2015-03-25 12:05:46 UTC
Description of problem:

Currently the xpra package uses the Cython csc (colour space conversion) module rather than opencl which could potentially improve performance. Enabling this would require packaging pyopencl. This is a bug to track progress on that.

However, it's not immediately clear this is a win. During the xpra package review (BZ #1198312) upstream had this to say (comment #19):

Re CSC:
* you don't /really/ need pyopencl, we have the cython csc module as fallback - which is usually fast enough
* I have experienced issues with pyopencl and the AMD icd, causing hangs because of interference with the signal handlers... so we're unsure what to do with this one (and in most cases, swscale is just as fast..)

Comment 1 Jonathan Underwood 2015-08-05 11:02:54 UTC
Packaging of pyopencl is currently blocked on pytools being updated, BZ #1002898

Comment 2 Jonathan Underwood 2015-12-02 15:38:52 UTC
pyopencl has been added to the rawhide (F24) package starting with 0.15.8-1, with pyopencl being a weak dependency. Support will be added in F23 once the pyopencl package and deps get pushed there.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2016-02-19 13:43:38 UTC
xpra-0.16.2-2.fc23 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 23. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-241d30d0c5

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2016-02-19 15:49:09 UTC
xpra-0.16.2-4.fc23 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 23. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-241d30d0c5

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2016-02-21 17:59:07 UTC
xpra-0.16.2-4.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-241d30d0c5

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2016-02-29 05:24:59 UTC
xpra-0.16.2-4.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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