[FFmpeg-devel] Anyone needs HW or other things that require money, please open a ticket on trac

Kieran Kunhya kierank at obe.tv
Wed May 14 11:53:24 CEST 2014

On 14 May 2014 09:40, Christophe Gisquet <christophe.gisquet at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 2014-05-13 20:17 GMT+02:00 James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>:
>> Hendrik found out about the error fixed in fc7e02f0ff345d5331b7c78f2400668d2c79a8b0
>> because an user with a pre-SSE2 CPU reported it.
>> Having a fate system with an Athlon XP or a Pentium 3 would make finding these bugs
>> faster and easier.
> I know of at least 2 such bugs, introduced by yours truly, so yes.
>> I agree however that it's not a priority compared to other things that are also
>> missing, like XOP/FMA4, FMA3 and AVX2 capable CPUs.
> Agreed, though providing some of the relevant ffmpeg developers
> (amongst which I don't consider myself) with said hardware is a big
> dent into the budget. I was more thinking here of a single computer,
> just for fate, coming from a donation or even a Nth-hand one worth a
> few dozen €/$.

I think a machine accessible via ssh like obe2 was for AVX is better, no?
I have plenty of AVX2 machines but none which I can give a permanent
internet connection.

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