[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] cllc: Pad swapepd buffer

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Aug 26 13:11:03 CEST 2012

On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 10:14:11AM +0000, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> On 8/25/12, Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 25/08/2012 6:21 PM, Reimar Doeffinger wrote:
> >>> There's no benefit to using it.
> >>>
> >>> It also simplifies the allocation failure handling and can be faster.
> >
> > I don't see how it could possible be faster. It adds an extra memset, for
> > one thing.
> >
> > If I were to switch, I'd likely switch to av_fast_malloc. I don't really see
> > a point in switching other than for the sake of bikeshed.
> There is av_fast_padded_mallocz().

Which shouldn't be necessary and it's only an issue because the wrong
value is used for the allocation for no good reason I can see.
I'll send a patch.

> Switch only if there is measurable speed gain.

To measure that you'd have to implement it, then you could just
do the change to the semantically correct version right away.

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