[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] vda: use fast reallocation.
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Fri Nov 11 18:55:20 CET 2011
On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 06:43:24PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 06:40:00PM +0100, Sebastien Zwickert wrote:
> > On Nov 11, 2011, at 5:55 PM, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > > On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 04:21:37PM +0100, Sebastien Zwickert wrote:
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >> The patch in attachment reuses the buffer in order to take benefits of av_fast_realloc().
> > >
> > > Why av_fast_realloc and not av_fast_malloc? I can't see the need to
> > > preserve previous contents.
> > reusing buffer isn't faster ?
> Both reuse buffers.
> However by using av_fast_realloc instead of av_fast_malloc you have to
> do more effort to handle allocation failures and you force it to copy
> the old contents over to the new buffer if the buffer can't be reused.
I missed that you indeed have to preserve the previous contents since
you concatenate the slices into the buffer.
I had misread that.
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