[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Make MMX2 put_no_rnd_pixels _x2 and _y2 bitexact
Tue Jun 1 17:30:40 CEST 2010
On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 08:00:03PM -0400, David Conrad wrote:
> On May 30, 2010, at 12:39 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 06:27:41PM -0400, David Conrad wrote:
> >> On May 28, 2010, at 6:25 PM, Stefan Gehrer wrote:
> >>> On 05/28/2010 11:49 PM, David Conrad wrote:
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>> The mmx2/3dnow put_no_rnd functions don't always round correctly, since they compensate for the +1 in pavgb by subtracting 1 from one of the inputs. This causes our theora decoder to not be bitexact to libtheora, though I haven't found any real source where the error accumulates enough to be visible.
> >>>> This fixes it by using the property that (a+b)>>1 is equivalent to ~(~a+~b+1)>>1. This makes these functions 5 cycles slower on my penryn, but on my atom the additional instructions appear to be free probably due to load stalls.
> >>> Wouldn't it be worth creating new bitexact functions, but still
> >>> override them with the old/faster ones if BITEXACT is not set?
> >> The problem is that theora must always be bitexact, and codecs can't set the bitexact flag themselves.
> > if you still want it, you could change the used functions under
> > if(codec_id == CODEC_ID_THEORA)
> Like so?
> commit 01049d1c24d450a9247acec6f0f52a9db9ffa55b
> Author: David Conrad <lessen42 at gmail.com>
> Date: Fri May 28 02:20:58 2010 -0400
> Add bitexact versions of put_no_rnd_pixels8 _x2 and _y2 for vp3/theora
if you want thatm then ok
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