[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [Patch] aligned av_realloc
Sat Aug 5 22:22:03 CEST 2006
On Sat, Aug 05, 2006 at 08:37:34PM +0200, Herv? W. wrote:
> On 21/07/06, Herv? W. <H.O.W.aka.V+ffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> again :-)
> >On 30/06/06, Herv? W. wrote:
> >> The changes:
> >> for the case memalign-hack:
> >> *changed the type of 'diff' from int to long. In this patch diff gets
> >> used in exactly the same way as in av_malloc and per r4911: "long is
> >> better than int for pointer differences"
> >> *ptr is reallocated. If the data isn't aligned, it gets moved in the
> >> allocated space, and diff is updated.
> >> with memalign:
> >> *memalign is called, the original data is copied and the old ptr is
> >> av_free'd.
> >> without hack or memalign:
> >> *as regular realloc. The memalign hack isn't needed (or wanted), nor
> >> is memalign, therefore malloc is aligned on 16 (or does not need to
> >> be?) and, presumably, the same applies to realloc.
> >The previous patch had some mistakes.
> Less comments in this patch.
> Any comment whatsoever on the patch would be appreciated.
does this patch fix any bug?
does this patch improve speed?
does this patch reduce memory usage?
if the awnser is no to all then what good does the patch do? yes it aligns
realloc but why?
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