[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Generic part of frame multithreading

Måns Rullgård mans
Fri Aug 22 10:34:47 CEST 2008

Uoti Urpala <uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi> writes:

> On Fri, 2008-08-22 at 00:28 +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 12:23:04AM +0300, Uoti Urpala wrote:
>> > Yes you need to be more careful if you use void * with allocated memory.
>> > But you do need something like that if you have more than 64 bits of
>> > data per frame. And in that case not having support for void * only adds
>> > even _more_ complexity. You can't make all user data fit into one data
>> > type by not supporting the others. You're not helping reduce complexity,
>> > you're only burying your head in the sand and denying that complexity
>> > exists.
>> Please dont troll.
>> If you know of a specific case where the existing system is
>> insufficient you can tell us so it can be considered. If not theres
>> no point in generically telling us if X then Y with a X that isnt
>> true ...
> If you have any other data about the frame besides pts, so you can not
> fit it all directly in the field. It shouldn't be too hard to think of

So cast a pointer or store an index into a table.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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