[RFC v2 1/2] spice: Add an option for users to provide a preferred codec

Vivek Kasireddy posted 2 patches 1 year, 2 months ago
[RFC v2 1/2] spice: Add an option for users to provide a preferred codec
Posted by Vivek Kasireddy 1 year, 2 months ago
Giving users an option to choose a particular codec will enable
them to make an appropriate decision based on their hardware and
use-case.

Cc: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@redhat.com>
Cc: Marc-André Lureau <marcandre.lureau@redhat.com>
Cc: Dongwon Kim <dongwon.kim@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Vivek Kasireddy <vivek.kasireddy@intel.com>
---
 qemu-options.hx |  5 +++++
 ui/spice-core.c | 14 ++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+)

diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
index 3aa3a2f5a3..aab8df0922 100644
--- a/qemu-options.hx
+++ b/qemu-options.hx
@@ -2142,6 +2142,7 @@ DEF("spice", HAS_ARG, QEMU_OPTION_spice,
     "       [,streaming-video=[off|all|filter]][,disable-copy-paste=on|off]\n"
     "       [,disable-agent-file-xfer=on|off][,agent-mouse=[on|off]]\n"
     "       [,playback-compression=[on|off]][,seamless-migration=[on|off]]\n"
+    "       [,preferred-codec=<encoder>:<codec>\n"
     "       [,gl=[on|off]][,rendernode=<file>]\n"
     "   enable spice\n"
     "   at least one of {port, tls-port} is mandatory\n",
@@ -2237,6 +2238,10 @@ SRST
     ``seamless-migration=[on|off]``
         Enable/disable spice seamless migration. Default is off.
 
+    ``preferred-codec=<encoder>:<codec>``
+        Provide the preferred codec the Spice server should use.
+        Default would be spice:mjpeg.
+
     ``gl=[on|off]``
         Enable/disable OpenGL context. Default is off.
 
diff --git a/ui/spice-core.c b/ui/spice-core.c
index 72f8f1681c..6e00211e3a 100644
--- a/ui/spice-core.c
+++ b/ui/spice-core.c
@@ -469,6 +469,9 @@ static QemuOptsList qemu_spice_opts = {
         },{
             .name = "streaming-video",
             .type = QEMU_OPT_STRING,
+        },{
+            .name = "preferred-codec",
+            .type = QEMU_OPT_STRING,
         },{
             .name = "agent-mouse",
             .type = QEMU_OPT_BOOL,
@@ -644,6 +647,7 @@ static void qemu_spice_init(void)
     char *x509_key_file = NULL,
         *x509_cert_file = NULL,
         *x509_cacert_file = NULL;
+    const char *preferred_codec = NULL;
     int port, tls_port, addr_flags;
     spice_image_compression_t compression;
     spice_wan_compression_t wan_compr;
@@ -795,6 +799,16 @@ static void qemu_spice_init(void)
         spice_server_set_streaming_video(spice_server, SPICE_STREAM_VIDEO_OFF);
     }
 
+    preferred_codec = qemu_opt_get(opts, "preferred-codec");
+    if (preferred_codec) {
+        if (spice_server_set_video_codecs(spice_server, preferred_codec)) {
+            error_report("Preferred codec name is not valid");
+            exit(1);
+        }
+    } else {
+        spice_server_set_video_codecs(spice_server, "spice:mjpeg");
+    }
+
     spice_server_set_agent_mouse
         (spice_server, qemu_opt_get_bool(opts, "agent-mouse", 1));
     spice_server_set_playback_compression
-- 
2.37.2


Re: [RFC v2 1/2] spice: Add an option for users to provide a preferred codec
Posted by Frediano Ziglio 1 year, 2 months ago
Il giorno lun 23 gen 2023 alle ore 08:37 Vivek Kasireddy
<vivek.kasireddy@intel.com> ha scritto:
>
> Giving users an option to choose a particular codec will enable
> them to make an appropriate decision based on their hardware and
> use-case.
>
> Cc: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@redhat.com>
> Cc: Marc-André Lureau <marcandre.lureau@redhat.com>
> Cc: Dongwon Kim <dongwon.kim@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Vivek Kasireddy <vivek.kasireddy@intel.com>
> ---
>  qemu-options.hx |  5 +++++
>  ui/spice-core.c | 14 ++++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 19 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
> index 3aa3a2f5a3..aab8df0922 100644
> --- a/qemu-options.hx
> +++ b/qemu-options.hx
> @@ -2142,6 +2142,7 @@ DEF("spice", HAS_ARG, QEMU_OPTION_spice,
>      "       [,streaming-video=[off|all|filter]][,disable-copy-paste=on|off]\n"
>      "       [,disable-agent-file-xfer=on|off][,agent-mouse=[on|off]]\n"
>      "       [,playback-compression=[on|off]][,seamless-migration=[on|off]]\n"
> +    "       [,preferred-codec=<encoder>:<codec>\n"
>      "       [,gl=[on|off]][,rendernode=<file>]\n"
>      "   enable spice\n"
>      "   at least one of {port, tls-port} is mandatory\n",
> @@ -2237,6 +2238,10 @@ SRST
>      ``seamless-migration=[on|off]``
>          Enable/disable spice seamless migration. Default is off.
>
> +    ``preferred-codec=<encoder>:<codec>``
> +        Provide the preferred codec the Spice server should use.
> +        Default would be spice:mjpeg.
> +
>      ``gl=[on|off]``
>          Enable/disable OpenGL context. Default is off.
>
> diff --git a/ui/spice-core.c b/ui/spice-core.c
> index 72f8f1681c..6e00211e3a 100644
> --- a/ui/spice-core.c
> +++ b/ui/spice-core.c
> @@ -469,6 +469,9 @@ static QemuOptsList qemu_spice_opts = {
>          },{
>              .name = "streaming-video",
>              .type = QEMU_OPT_STRING,
> +        },{
> +            .name = "preferred-codec",
> +            .type = QEMU_OPT_STRING,
>          },{
>              .name = "agent-mouse",
>              .type = QEMU_OPT_BOOL,
> @@ -644,6 +647,7 @@ static void qemu_spice_init(void)
>      char *x509_key_file = NULL,
>          *x509_cert_file = NULL,
>          *x509_cacert_file = NULL;
> +    const char *preferred_codec = NULL;
>      int port, tls_port, addr_flags;
>      spice_image_compression_t compression;
>      spice_wan_compression_t wan_compr;
> @@ -795,6 +799,16 @@ static void qemu_spice_init(void)
>          spice_server_set_streaming_video(spice_server, SPICE_STREAM_VIDEO_OFF);
>      }
>
> +    preferred_codec = qemu_opt_get(opts, "preferred-codec");
> +    if (preferred_codec) {
> +        if (spice_server_set_video_codecs(spice_server, preferred_codec)) {
> +            error_report("Preferred codec name is not valid");
> +            exit(1);
> +        }
> +    } else {
> +        spice_server_set_video_codecs(spice_server, "spice:mjpeg");

Why overriding the compiled in Spice default?
Apart from that the commit seems good to me.

> +    }
> +
>      spice_server_set_agent_mouse
>          (spice_server, qemu_opt_get_bool(opts, "agent-mouse", 1));
>      spice_server_set_playback_compression

Frediano