[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] HWAccel infrastructure (take 7.1)

Gwenole Beauchesne gbeauchesne
Mon Feb 23 22:42:18 CET 2009

Le 23 f?vr. 09 ? 21:30, matthieu castet a ?crit :

>>>> its not speed relevant but it would safe a few bytes on embeded
>>>> systems ...
>>> What kind of embeddd systems? Because there are some "embedded"
>>> systems that have decoders. ;-)
>> the kind that fits in your pocket (no car battery to supply the huge
>> grafix card thus no hw accel)
> Most of them get hw accel even without huge grafic card. On embed  
> system
> you don't want huge cpu core that eat lot's of power, so you put hw
> accel to help the cpu.

Exactly... an HW decoder is indeed more energy efficient.

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