[vlc-devel] [PATCH] avcodec: remove the VLC DSP mask

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Mon Feb 24 10:04:35 CET 2014


On 02/22/14 18:34, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> libavutil will always check for all CPU features that it understands,
> even those VLC masked. Thus masking features provides no savings.
> libavutil runs more tests than VLC. Depending on the platform and
> operating system combination, libavutil is either as conservative or
> more conservative than VLC. As such masking features provides no extra
> safety.
> So overall, GetVlcDspMask() is useless, at least nowadays.


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