[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/6] Frame-based multithreading framework using pthreads

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Fri Jan 21 15:58:47 CET 2011


On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 5:51 AM, Alexander Strange
<astrange at ithinksw.com> wrote:
> It really simplified development to do it like this, because it made the frame delay reliable
> and made sure all the threads allocated got started. When you're decoding stuff read off
> disk, multiple calls to avcodec_decode_video are practically instantaneous, so it doesn't
> help speed to return things faster. The only case I can think of where less decode delay
> _really_ helps is where it receives new encoded frames rarely.

Realtime streams?


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