[vlc-devel] Removal of Shine and WMAFixed?

Måns Rullgård mans at mansr.com
Fri Apr 12 11:41:18 CEST 2013

Jean-Paul Saman <jpsaman at videolan.org> writes:

> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 12:33 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>wrote:
>> On 09 Apr, Rafaël Carré wrote :
>> > What's wrong with them?
>> I thought wmafixed was broken, but nothing is wrong, in general, I just
>> thought noone care about them.
> Fixed point encoders and decoders are still of interest in the embedded
> world, where still not all SoC have FPU's.

Everything produced in the last 5 years or so has an FPU.

> Especially with the recent license controverse on FPU emulation and VFP
> support in ARM Linux kernel.

That's bullshit.  The emulation code is only useful if you have binaries
without source code you need to run on a CPU without FPU.  Even if people
in that situation exist, VLC won't be the culprit.

Måns Rullgård
mans at mansr.com

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