[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Cleanse swscale

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Thu Jan 13 04:27:23 CET 2011

On 01/12/2011 08:24 AM, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Luca Barbato<lu_zero at gentoo.org>  wrote:
>> On 1/12/11 3:35 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> That all said, iam quite neutral about this kind of changes, if things
>>> improve
>>> (on technical grounds) iam all in favor, if they worsen iam not. I have no
>>> problem with either design
>>> If its worth all the work, is something that you have to decide ...
>> Sorry to be a bit strong
> This is not strong, this is necessary.
> You might have noticed that even years after the merge, there's still
> many more people working on lavc than lsws. Even though techniques
> required to work on one vs. the other are identical.
> There's a reason for that. It's a massive mess. I could do it but have
> no time. I'm happy Luca is doing it instead. Once clean, it's easy to
> speed up. And it can be made faster, even for x86. Mplayer coders
> surely are ok, but they're not gods. Anything can be made faster given
> enough eyes.
> I fully support what Luca is trying to do. Please keep doing it.

I completely agree.

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