[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] remove mp3lib

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Thu Sep 22 18:00:31 CEST 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 02:34:21AM +0200, xi wrote:
> Erik Auerswald a écrit :
> >Hi Xavier,
> >
> >On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 11:35:31AM +0200, xi wrote:
> >>Dan Oscarsson wrote:
> >>>ons 2011-09-21 klockan 00:18 +0000 skrev Carl Eugen Hoyos:
> >>>>Reimar Döffinger<Reimar.Doeffinger<at>   gmx.de>   writes:
> >>>>
> >>>>>I am still interested in seeing performance numbers and statistics from
> >>>>>ffmp3 vs. mp3lib when ffmp3 is slower,
> >>>>When I tested (after FFmpeg optimisations were committed), ffmp2float was faster
> >>>>on systems where it does not matter (including 64bit C, SSE2 and Altivec), but
> >>>>slower than internal libmp3 on systems where I believe it does make a
> >>>>difference, namely 32bit MMX and SSE.
> >>>
> >>>Does it make a difference that is significant?
> >>>I have used mplayer on a 32bit system for many years together with
> >>>vdpau. As vdpau does take nearly no CPU time, there was always lots of
> >>>CPU available for audio decoding. It may be different if you do not have
> >>>hardware video decoding, but sometime we have to decide if the work to
> >>>support old hardware is worth the extra mess in the code.
> >>>There are a lot of ancient drivers that would be nice to get rid of.
> >>>
> >>
> >>Hey, please don't drop support for old hardware. MPlayer has always been
> >>the best for playing the videos on my "old" hardware ; as a MPlayer
> >>user, I wouldn't like this to change.
> >
> >Could you test the speed of mp3 decoding on your systems?
> >
> >Options to use:
> >
> ># for mp3lib
> >-benchmark -vo null -ao null -afm mp3lib
> >
> ># for ffmp$WHATEVER
> >-benchmark -vo null -vo null -afm ffmpeg
> >
> >You might need to additionally add -format s16le to force the same output
> >format for a fair comparison.
> >
> Ok, here are the results :

I would welcome performance measurements from you, too
(perf record/perf report for example).
Carl will need a while longer before he can provide any.

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