[Ffmpeg-devel] [RFC] rtjpeg decoding functions

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Jan 18 13:35:32 CET 2006


On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 11:04:16AM +0100, Reimar at mplayerhq.hu wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 12:50:00AM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > if all the 8bit codewords are 8bit aligned then the bitstream reader seems
> > a less then ideal way to read them, same for 4 and 2bit aligned stuff
> For speed? Sure, using the bistream read is horrible. But I consider
> rtjpeg a legacy format - until a short time ago it would not even work
> on 64 bit and big endian platforms (at least in MPlayer) - so not
> considered for "serious" but only for playing old files left over from
> earlier times.
> So if you don't overly mind, I'm for keeping with the bitstream reader
> for simplicity.

ok, but please add a note in the code so its clear to the reader why it was
done that way and that theres nothing from preventing the obvious more
efficient implemenattion



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