[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [Patch] aligned av_realloc

Hervé W. H.O.W.aka.V+ffmpeg
Sun Aug 6 00:09:57 CEST 2006

Thanks Michael,

On 05/08/06, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> [...]
> does this patch fix any bug?

Not really, it "fixes" a FIXME.

> does this patch improve speed?

Of the reallocation? no.
Of instructions that use the reallocated memory? I've no idea.

> does this patch reduce memory usage?


> if the anwser is no to all then what good does the patch do? yes it aligns
> realloc but why?

* not throwing away alignment

If the above isn't enough, then there's no reason whatsoever.
I thought I had further plans that depended on this, but now that I
think them through again, this step isn't required.

Thanks again, I'll go find something else to do.

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