[Libav-user] FFmpeg parallel H264 Decoding

Eric P. Mangold eric at teratorn.org
Mon Aug 6 03:32:47 CEST 2012

On Sun, Aug 05, 2012 at 07:43:43PM +0200, Christian Br??mmer wrote:
> Am 05.08.2012 19:03, schrieb Carl Eugen Hoyos:
> >Christian Br??mmer <christian.bruemmer at ...> writes:
> >
> >>I was wrong. i am using one of the head/snapshot
> >>(git://source.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git) version from june 2012!
> >That's still old.
> >
> >>okay - so what about parallel decoding?
> >Just pass a number greater than your core count to thread_count.
> >
> >Please do not top-post here, Carl Eugen
> >
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> Oh, 2 month ago is too old? I was not aware of such a progress.
> In the docs AVCodecContext::thread_count is marked as "encoding: Set
> by user" (nothing about decoding). So i thought it will not affect
> the decoding performance.
> Ah but i see in AVCodecContext::execute there is a hint "decoding:
> Set by libavcodec, user can override. "
> Okay, i will give it a try! Thank you for your fast reply!
> I've another question cause it seems that you are familiar with

Im sorry but that belongs in another thread, would you mind posting a new thread with a new subject line? this is as much for the list's health, as for search engines everywhere.

Thanks a lot,
PS Feel free to repost the content from this thread.

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