[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] SH4 mpegaudio decoder optimizations

Guennadi Liakhovetski g.liakhovetski
Tue Dec 14 09:17:22 CET 2010

(re-added ffmpeg ML)

On Mon, 13 Dec 2010, Ramiro Polla wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Guennadi Liakhovetski
> <g.liakhovetski at gmx.de> wrote:
> > On Mon, 13 Dec 2010, Ramiro Polla wrote:
> >> [1] http://fate.ffmpeg.org/
> >
> > Hm, even after looking at that site and googling a bit I'm not quite sure
> > how this works: are these just cron jobs, running on various machines
> > around the world, or can these tests be scheduled / started from the
> > server?
> There doesn't seem to be a centralized documentation for FATE. It's
> the FFmpeg Automated Testing Environment. The machines are configured
> to run a script from time to time (with a cron job, or through a mail
> hook to ffmpeg-cvslog, or just a loop) that svn updates, configures,
> builds, and runs a bunch of tests with FFmpeg. The results are then
> sent to the FATE server that keeps track of them. As you can see we
> have a bunch of different architectures/operating systems/compilers
> being covered.
> You can get some more information on the specifics of how it works
> from the announcement of the current system we have:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.devel/115001

IC, thanks. Well, I could run the FATE from time to time, but I would 
appreciate it if someone knowledgeable would save me the time to figure 
out the "whats" and "hows" and give me a short explanation of the 
cross-building of a fate-capable ffmpeg repo, which ./configure options to 
add, what I have to manually configure or additionally download and 
install, etc.

Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
Freelance Open-Source Software Developer

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