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/*****************************************************************************
 * vlc_picture_pool.h: picture pool definitions
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 * Copyright (C) 2009 VLC authors and VideoLAN
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 * $Id$
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 * Authors: Laurent Aimar <fenrir _AT_ videolan _DOT_ org>
 *
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 * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
 * under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by
 * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or
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 * (at your option) any later version.
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 * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
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 * You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
 * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
 * Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston MA 02110-1301, USA.
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#ifndef VLC_PICTURE_POOL_H
#define VLC_PICTURE_POOL_H 1

/**
 * \file
 * This file defines picture pool structures and functions in vlc
 */

#include <vlc_picture.h>

/**
 * Picture pool handle
 */
typedef struct picture_pool_t picture_pool_t;

/**
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 * Picture pool configuration
 */
typedef struct {
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    unsigned  picture_count;
    picture_t *const *picture;
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    int       (*lock)(picture_t *);
    void      (*unlock)(picture_t *);
} picture_pool_configuration_t;

/**
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 * Creates a pool of preallocated pictures. Free pictures can be allocated from
 * the pool, and are returned to the pool when they are no longer referenced.
 *
 * This avoids allocating and deallocationg pictures repeatedly, and ensures
 * that memory consumption remains within limits.
 *
 * To obtain a picture from the pool, use picture_pool_Get(). To increase and
 * decrease the reference count, use picture_Hold() and picture_Release()
 * respectively.
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 *
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 * If defined, picture_pool_configuration_t::lock will be called before
 * a picture is used, and picture_pool_configuration_t::unlock will be called
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 * as soon as a picture is returned to the pool.
 * Those callbacks can modify picture_t::p and access picture_t::p_sys.
 *
 * @return A pointer to the new pool on success, or NULL on error
 * (pictures are <b>not</b> released on error).
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 */
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VLC_API picture_pool_t * picture_pool_NewExtended( const picture_pool_configuration_t * ) VLC_USED;
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/**
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 * Creates a picture pool with pictures in a given array.
 * This is a convenience wrapper for picture_pool_NewExtended() without the
 * lock and unlock callbacks.
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 *
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 * @param count number of pictures in the array
 * @param tab array of pictures
 *
 * @return a pointer to the new pool on success, or NULL on error
 * (pictures are <b>not</b> released on error)
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 */
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VLC_API picture_pool_t * picture_pool_New(unsigned count,
                                          picture_t *const *tab) VLC_USED;
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/**
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 * Allocates pictures from the heap and creates a picture pool with them.
 * This is a convenience wrapper for picture_NewFromFormat() and
 * picture_pool_New().
 *
 * @param fmt video format of pictures to allocate from the heap
 * @param count number of pictures to allocate
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 *
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 * @return a pointer to the new pool on success, NULL on error
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 */
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VLC_API picture_pool_t * picture_pool_NewFromFormat(const video_format_t *fmt,
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                                                    unsigned count) VLC_USED;
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/**
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 * Releases a pool created by picture_pool_NewExtended(), picture_pool_New()
 * or picture_pool_NewFromFormat().
 *
 * @note If there are no pending references to the pooled pictures, and the
 * picture_resource_t.pf_destroy callback was not NULL, it will be invoked.
 * Otherwise the default callback will be used.
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 *
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 * @warning If there are pending references (a.k.a. late pictures), the
 * pictures will remain valid until the all pending references are dropped by
 * picture_Release().
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 */
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VLC_API void picture_pool_Release( picture_pool_t * );
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/**
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 * Obtains a picture from a pool if any is immediately available.
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 *
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 * The picture must be released with picture_Release().
 *
 * @return a picture, or NULL if all pictures in the pool are allocated
 *
 * @note This function is thread-safe.
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 */
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VLC_API picture_t * picture_pool_Get( picture_pool_t * ) VLC_USED;
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/**
 * Obtains a picture from a pool.
 *
 * The picture must be released with picture_Release().
 *
 * @return a picture or NULL on memory error
 *
 * @note This function is thread-safe.
 */
VLC_API picture_t *picture_pool_Wait(picture_pool_t *) VLC_USED;

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/**
 * Enumerates all pictures in a pool, both free and allocated.
 *
 * @param cb callback to invoke once for each picture
 * @param data opaque data parameter for the callback (first argument)
 *
 * @note Allocated pictures may be accessed asynchronously by other threads.
 * Therefore, only read-only picture parameters can be read by the callback,
 * typically picture_t.p_sys.
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 * Provided those rules are respected, the function is thread-safe.
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 */
VLC_API void picture_pool_Enum( picture_pool_t *,
                                void (*cb)(void *, picture_t *), void *data );

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/**
 * Cancel the picture pool.
 *
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 * It won't return any pictures via picture_pool_Get or picture_pool_Wait if
 * canceled is true. This function will also unblock picture_pool_Wait.
 * picture_pool_Reset will also reset the cancel state to false.
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 */
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void picture_pool_Cancel( picture_pool_t *, bool canceled );
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/**
 * Test if a picture belongs to the picture pool
 *
 * FIXME: remove this function when the vout_PutPicture() hack is fixed.
 */
bool picture_pool_OwnsPic( picture_pool_t *, picture_t *);

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/**
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 * Reserves pictures from a pool and creates a new pool with those.
 *
 * When the new pool is released, pictures are returned to the master pool.
 * If the master pool was already released, pictures will be destroyed.
 *
 * @param count number of picture to reserve
 *
 * @return the new pool, or NULL if there were not enough pictures available
 * or on error
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 * @note This function is thread-safe (but it might return NULL if other
 * threads have already allocated too many pictures).
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 */
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VLC_API picture_pool_t * picture_pool_Reserve(picture_pool_t *, unsigned count)
VLC_USED;
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/**
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 * @return the total number of pictures in the given pool
 * @note This function is thread-safe.
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 */
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VLC_API unsigned picture_pool_GetSize(const picture_pool_t *);
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#endif /* VLC_PICTURE_POOL_H */