[Ffmpeg-devel] Threading in libavcodec

Erik Slagter erik
Mon Jan 23 13:44:24 CET 2006

On Sun, 2006-01-22 at 21:38 +0100, Mathieu Monnier wrote:
> > 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.

Does it also equal lavcodec in parallelism? It's not that hard to make a
multithreaded program run as if it were 1 thread, if you saturate it
with semaphores etc.
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