vlc 0.2.90 observations on ppc

Hamish Marson hamish.marson at mars.baplc.com
Sun Oct 14 11:39:15 CEST 2001

"Jeffrey W. Baker" wrote:

> On Sat, 13 Oct 2001, Christophe Massiot wrote:
> > Since you're using Xvideo, you don't use software YUV. So none. But
> > some routines still needs to be Altivec-enabled, for instance imdct
> > and downmix in the AC3 decoder...
> Do you think this work is worth the effort?  VLC plays at full rate on the
> slowest G4 processors.  Additional Altivec code is gravy.

More efficient code is ALWAYS worth the effort... Lest it becomes code bloat
like MS. (And unfortunately Mozilla).


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        I enjoy every minute of it...

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