[vlc-devel] VLC's performance on SMP system

xxcv xxcv07 at gmail.com
Sun May 31 12:49:58 CEST 2009

Kaarlo Räihä wrote:
> Vanilla avcodec uses slices based multithread decoding, but it isn't best possible solution for all H.264 videos.
> http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=129702
> The threads option should be found from FFDshow if you check the source code of Decoder options page. And after that you should know what to pass to libavcodec from VLC side. http://media.photobucket.com/image/ffdshow%20%252522Number%20of%20decoding%20threads%252522/scenehd/2decoderoptions.jpg
Just compiled FFmpeg-mt with pthreads-w32 library
support and now it works both cores at once.

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