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@@ -192,6 +192,29 @@ Compressed Formats
If :ref:`VIDIOC_ENUM_FMT` reports ``V4L2_FMT_FLAG_CONTINUOUS_BYTESTREAM``
then the decoder has no requirements since it can parse all the
information from the raw bytestream.
+ * .. _V4L2-PIX-FMT-HEVC-SLICE:
+
+ - ``V4L2_PIX_FMT_HEVC_SLICE``
+ - 'S265'
+ - HEVC parsed slice data, as extracted from the HEVC bitstream.
+ This format is adapted for stateless video decoders that implement a
+ HEVC pipeline (using the :ref:`mem2mem` and :ref:`media-request-api`).
+ This pixelformat has two modifiers that must be set at least once
+ through the ``V4L2_CID_MPEG_VIDEO_HEVC_DECODE_MODE``
+ and ``V4L2_CID_MPEG_VIDEO_HEVC_START_CODE`` controls.
+ Metadata associated with the frame to decode is required to be passed
+ through the following controls :
+ * ``V4L2_CID_MPEG_VIDEO_HEVC_SPS``
+ * ``V4L2_CID_MPEG_VIDEO_HEVC_PPS``
+ * ``V4L2_CID_MPEG_VIDEO_HEVC_SLICE_PARAMS``
+ See the :ref:`associated Codec Control IDs <v4l2-mpeg-hevc>`.
+ Buffers associated with this pixel format must contain the appropriate
+ number of macroblocks to decode a full corresponding frame.
+
+ .. note::
+
+ This format is not yet part of the public kernel API and it
+ is expected to change.
* .. _V4L2-PIX-FMT-FWHT:
- ``V4L2_PIX_FMT_FWHT``

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