Thank you for telling us about this! I should have tried looking at the
This work is about 13 months old though, so it can't be merged as it is.
Is there any chance that the Jitsi developers will be working on this
FFmpeg supports VAAPI as well as VDPAU, DXVA and VDA.
There are some code implementing VAAPI on Linux in a libjitsi branch
(see on github.com) called hw-decoding.