[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] update doc/optimization.txt

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Tue Sep 21 16:35:26 CEST 2010

On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 07:08:04AM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 3:20 AM, Reimar D?ffinger
> <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 08:03:29PM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> >> For the functions that I converted, I don't believe any of them will
> >> be inlined. In fact, I believe we'll use more function pointers
> >> because of new instruction sets (e.g. Intel's new AVX). These we can't
> >> inline if you want to keep supporting "older" x86-64 CPUs (which you
> >> most likely do).
> >
> > I don't think it will happen since we would need a less messy
> > way to implement it, but the idea is to support building
> > for one and only one specific CPU like libswscale does,
> > there would be no need for any function pointers at all.
> (Don't get me started on libswscale.)

Then don't. I was only arguing the feature if we find a nice
method of implementation, not the implementation.

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