[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] H.264/SQV3 separation: h264data.h

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos
Tue Dec 16 01:53:20 CET 2008


Diego Biurrun <diego <at> biurrun.de> writes:

> Well, our H.264 decoder is not the fastest around

CoreAVC was (much) slower on single core CPUs when I last tested. I've never
seen different results.
Or are you referring to another decoder?

> and it still has areas
> where it can be improved vastly.  So skipping refactoring for 0.3% speed
> in one sample - don't forget that the other one improved - is premature
> optimization.


> There have been tons of changes to h264.c that were not subjected to the
> speed inquisition, everything PAFF-related jumps to my mind for example.

Everything PAFF-related was absolutely necessary to make the decoder (more)
usable. There was a huge amount of bugreports about it.

Carl Eugen

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