[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Increase max thread number

Patrice Bensoussan patrice.bensoussan
Thu May 28 23:55:52 CEST 2009


As the new Mac Pros are now shipping with dual Intel Xeon ?Nehalem?  
processors supporting Hyper-Threading and offering 16 virtual cores,  
the limitation to 8 threads seems to be a bit low these days... Here  
is a patch to increase to 16.

Index: libavcodec/mpegvideo.h
--- libavcodec/mpegvideo.h      (revision 18972)
+++ libavcodec/mpegvideo.h      (working copy)
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@
  #define MAX_FCODE 7
  #define MAX_MV 2048

-#define MAX_THREADS 8
+#define MAX_THREADS 16

  #define MAX_PICTURE_COUNT 32


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