[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] Check whether any decoders/encoders/etc are enabled after checking dependencies
Mon Apr 19 18:03:07 CEST 2010
Alexander Strange <astrange at ithinksw.com> writes:
>>> ffmpeg automatically uses a thread per core
>> Who said that's what the user wants?
> What else would they want? It's not like anyone wants it to run slower.
My computer, and I suspect many others, is fast enough to decode
anything I throw at it on a single core. I don't need the pthreads.
> Other reasons:
> - if it's not enabled by default, it's not tested by default, and
> h264 slice threading has broken twice already recently
So turn it on in some FATE config on a multi-core machine.
> - I'm really tired of typing --enable-pthreads
So you'd rather have others typing --disable-pthreads? Wouldn't they
get equally tired of that?
mans at mansr.com
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