[Ffmpeg-devel] Threading in libavcodec

Måns Rullgård mru
Sun Jan 22 22:29:55 CET 2006

Mathieu Monnier <manao at melix.net> writes:

>> Or increases bitrate.
>> Why is it so impossible for you to comprehend that in some situations
>> you have to take whatever quality you can get, or do without the
>> video?  Always demanding the highest quality theoretically possible is
>> just plain stupid.
> It could be done without increasing bitrate nore reducing
> quality. XviD, multithreaded, gives binary identical results to the
> mono threaded version, and scales very well.

That would be the case if the single-threaded encode used the same
slice structure as the multi-threaded version.  I'm not saying it is
so, but simply comparing the bitstreams doesn't reveal the entire
truth.  How does xvid compare against single-threaded lavc?

M?ns Rullg?rd
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