[FFmpeg-devel] mutlithreading in ffmpeg?

Thomas Worth dev at rarevision.com
Sat Mar 19 01:33:04 CET 2011

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 7:31 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 04:10:58PM -0700, Thomas Worth wrote:
>> >> There is ffmpeg-mt for frame level multithreaded decoding.
>> >> http://gitorious.org/ffmpeg/ffmpeg-mt
>> >> It would be nice to see that integrated into mainline ffmpeg.
>> >> Its quite effective, scales nicely to whatever number of cores you've got
>> >> and not sensitive to what to tool was used to create the content.
>> >
>> > It will be integrated soon.
>> Hopefully you guys can fix the seeking problem with the H.264 decoder
>> before then... hint, hint ;-)
> which issue number on the bug tracker is that?

I didn't file a bug report in case I was overlooking something.
However, I've spent some time with this and I am pretty sure it's a
problem with multi-threaded decoding. Anyway, I put together a simple
page that explains it in case it's a problem with my code:


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