Archives: software programming

cross compile native libwebrtc ( on x86_64 host) for arm64 No ratings yet.

Direct compile webrtc on arm64 will fail: webrtc seems does not support direct support on arm, we will get errors: … Running hooks: 18% ( 4/22) sysroot_arm64 ________ running ‘vpython src/build/linux/sysroot_scripts/install-sysroot.py –arch=arm64’ in ‘/webrtcbuilds/out’ Installing Debian sid arm64 root image: /webrtcbuilds/out/src/build/linux/debian_sid_arm64-sysroot Downloading https://commondatastorage.googleapis.com/chrome-linux-sysroot/toolchain/953c2471bc7e71a788309f6c2d2003e8b703305d/debian_sid_arm64_sysroot.tar.xz Running hooks: 50% (11/22) binutils ________ running ‘vpython src/third_party/binutils/download.py’ in ‘/webrtcbuilds/out’ Host • Read More »


c++ json lib: nlohmann::json No ratings yet.

nlohmann::json is a popluar json lib. code at: https://github.com/nlohmann/json document at: https://nlohmann.github.io/json/doxygen/index.html   sample code: #include <iostream> 2 #include <nlohmann/json.hpp> 3 4 using json = nlohmann::json; 5 6 int main() 7 { 8  // create a JSON object with different entry types 9  json j = 10  { 11  {“integer”, 1}, 12  {“floating”, 42.23}, 13  {“string”, “hello world”}, 14  • Read More »


webassembly and web audio worklet No ratings yet.

Some notes: web assembly: a cool technology allows you to compile c/c++/rust and other languages into wasm, expose API to javascript world. Web audio worklet/worker: allows developer to intercept audio stream/custom processing A good introduction is at: https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2017/12/audio-worklet Advance pattern: https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2018/06/audio-worklet-design-pattern https://github.com/GoogleChromeLabs/web-audio-samples/tree/master/audio-worklet/design-pattern/shared-buffer/     Combination of wasm and audio worklet can do a fair amount • Read More »


C++ how to replace mutex code with CAS ( compare and exchange ) ( lock-less programming ) 5/5 (2)

It is well known that if  mutex protected codes could potentially be replaced by atomic compare exchange,  thus we cab achieve lock-less programming. In practice, it may need several techniques to get it working. Let’s look at a subscription example: Normal mutex An subscriber  can subscribe some content from a publisher, in other word, a publisher • Read More »


Janus Video Room plugin (how webrtc sfu works) 5/5 (1)

Repo: https://github.com/meetecho/janus-gateway code: video sfu code at: plugins/janus_videoroom.c How sub/pub works: in its plugin implementation: plugins/janus_videoroom.c , there is: struct janus_videoroom_publisher { GSList subscribers; / Subscriptions to this publisher (who’s watching this publisher) */ GSList subscriptions; / Subscriptions this publisher has created (who this publisher is watching) */ } for every incoming  rtp from a publisher: • Read More »


how to submit a patch to google’s webrtc native 5/5 (1)

I recently submitted a patch to webrtc native. https://webrtc-review.googlesource.com/c/src/+/143841 https://groups.google.com/forum/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer#!topic/discuss-webrtc/zn4kmjflvt4 The process is not that difficult, but there could be some caveats depending on your os version etc. Here is my notes/steps:   Read official doc Basically you should follow this official doc is at: https://webrtc.org/contributing/   install depot_tools mkdir webrtc && cd webrtc $ git clone • Read More »


vim how to install vim-grammarous plugin ( grammar check ) 5/5 (2)

vim has a grammar check plugin https://github.com/rhysd/vim-grammarous How to install vim-grammarous? it uses new vim 8+ plugin mechanism, so we can easily install it by: mkdir -p ~/.vim/pack/bundle/start cd ~/.vim/pack/bundle/start git clone https://github.com/rhysd/vim-grammarous   The first time you run the: GrammarousCheck in the vim, it will auto download the languagetool (java jar) etc. How to • Read More »


H.264 profile-level-id, packetization-mode, NAL, I-frame, I-slice 5/5 (3)

H.264 profile-level-id in sdp: profile-level-id = 428014  ( remember SDP use hex, wiki/h264 they use decimal ) profile_idc 0x42 == 66 so it is Baseline profile profile-iop 0x80 mean constraint_set0_flag=1 (so it is Constrained Baseline profile) and others 0 level-idc 0x14 == 20 so it is Level 2.0 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H.264/MPEG-4_AVC described the details of h264 profile, level. Profiles • Read More »


c++ coroutine 5/5 (1)

Coroutines Internals https://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_70_0/libs/coroutine2/doc/html/index.html https://theboostcpplibraries.com/boost.coroutine https://www.netways.de/en/blog/2019/04/04/modern-c-programming-coroutines-with-boost/ Coroutines introduction Your first coroutine co_awaiting coroutines   https://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/language/coroutines   Please rate this rating


gdb and signal handling ( especially sigwaitinfo ) 5/5 (1)

How gdb generally works In a debugging session, when the debugger wants to set a breakpoint, it replaces an instruction by int3 When the trap instruction (0xCC on x86) is executed, the processor notifies the OS. On UNIX, the OS checks to see whether the process is being ptraced by somebody. If no, the SIGTRAP signal is delivered to • Read More »