[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 09/13] avcodec/svq1dec: clear MMX state after MB decode loop

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 26 19:17:27 EEST 2016

On Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:04:24 +0200
u-9iep at aetey.se wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 05:08:56PM +0200, Hendrik Leppkes wrote:
> > > One of the highly appreciated virtues of ffmpeg is its efficiency,
> > > this makes hardware much more useful. Please do not cut off the low
> > > end systems when possible.  
> > Its not about low-end, its about 15+ years old hardware. At some point  
> With all respect, I find such an argument hardly appropriate for two reasons:
> it is formally incorrect (see below),
> it shifts the attention from the functionality/usability to emotionally
> charged aspects like age.

It's not an "emotionally charged" aspect. Phasing out old hardware is
common sense. Of course this doesn't appeal to the "keep all the trash"
crowd, which for some reason seems to be going strong in FFmpeg.

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