[Ffmpeg-devel] [patch] another experiment w/ ffserver regression test

Jindrich Makovicka makovick
Thu Mar 2 21:48:03 CET 2006

Aurelien Jacobs wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Mar 2006 20:32:58 +0100
> Jindrich Makovicka <makovick at kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz> wrote:
>>could you please try the server-regression test with this patch? It adds
>>the BitExact option to ffserver and fixes the test.conf file. My results
>>of the test are also attached.
> Well, this patch smells good.
> The good news is that I tested it on amd64 and several x86 and got the
> same md5 as you.
> Now the bad news is that I tested it on ppc and it gives totally
> different results :
> 9b6ccb5cdd4f6677b79d0e06557fdb7e  ff-test_h.avi
> c8bd4680156fa412635f011909eef081  ff-test_l.avi
> b892f296c47d1b9a2b64edc502f6819b  ff-test.swf
> b987e804ca459245f8fd572717bb7714  ff-test_h.asf
> 25d55bb8e9d43ea2fb57d94af215f56e  ff-test_l.asf
> fbe0a4ed463f5a589d4ba9f68fd4fae4  ff-test_h.rm
> 45792412d2120b610824ce7e2ef9365a  ff-test_l.rm
> e18ff0e88892c88549bab394fe28ef8d  ff-test.jpg
> 228057fa69aededfd078e657ae12eb88  ff-test_small.jpg
> 7bcccb92c3c9e38b5a9d54e44360bbb1  ff-test.mjpg
>>I am just curious if it's possible to make a regression test which
>>actually tests something :)
> Indeed, with your patch, the regression tests seems much more useful ;-)
> It really produces playable files, and results are consistents.
> So I think it should be applied.
> And then someone will have to dig into the ppc problem (which is maybe
> an endianness issue somewhere).

Couldn't it be that PPC doesn't honor the bitexact flag? Can you run the
test with Altivec optimizations disabled?

Jindrich Makovicka

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