[vlc-devel] vlc for arm linux

Måns Rullgård mans at mansr.com
Thu Jun 4 00:28:22 CEST 2009

Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> writes:

> On Wed, 3 Jun 2009 21:28:30 +0800, JesseZhao <prolibertine at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> i want to make the vlc compiled and runned on arm linux , but i am not
>> sure the posibility about this. Has anybody succeeded in doing this.
>> Please give me some hints and information. Thanks very much!
> For me, it works great inside scratchbox with the CodeSourcery toolchain.
>> Who knows the perfromances of rtsp & h264 & mpeg4 on vlc arm linux?
> That depends on the CPU. However most commercial ARM-based solutions rely
> on external DSPs for video decoding, so it mostly depends on the hardware.

ARMv7 CPUs with NEON vector unit (e.g. TI OMAP3) can decode
SD-resolution H264 with cycles to spare provided the stream doesn't
use too many crazy features.

Måns Rullgård
mans at mansr.com

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