[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] RoQ video encoder, take 2

Dave Dodge dododge
Sun May 27 17:10:30 CEST 2007

On Sun, May 27, 2007 at 02:20:30PM +0200, matthieu castet wrote:
> > Unless there is a special reason not to, try using just "int" instead of
> > "int8_t".
> > 
> Yes, and for the question why, there are some architecture (like arm) 
> where everything is 32 bits. Using int8_t force the compiler to add 
> extra instructions to emulate 8 bits operations (overflow, ...).

If you want to indicate that this is an 8-bit value, another option
would be to use int_fast8_t.  That should select the "fastest" integer
that can hold at least 8 bits.

                                                  -Dave Dodge

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