[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] Re: deduplicated [PATCH] Cinepak: speed up decoding several-fold, depending on the scenario, by supporting multiple output pixel formats.

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 22:27:05 EET 2017

On 2/25/17, u-9iep at aetey.se <u-9iep at aetey.se> wrote:
> Hello,
> Here comes the latest version of the patch, with adjustments
> made according to all substantial feedback comments.
> Among others the code has been further deduplicated to ease maintenance.
> Hopefully the 2-4 times improvement of the decoding speed justifies the
> growth of the affected source file (from 491 to 979 lines) and also the


> projected added maintenance complexity of about 15 extra lines to edit
> once in 4 years (derived from the change history of this source file).
> Note that there is no alternative codec+decoder combination capable of
> achieving a comparable speed. In this respect there is no substitute
> at all. None. There is no chance to come near this performance via
> swscaler either. This has been explained in detail.
> It is up to the persons taking decisions on behalf of the project
> to accept or reject this offer.
> If the policies or personal tastes hinder such an improvement,
> then this not a problem for me, but possibly for the project :)
> Regards,
> Rune

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