[FFmpeg-devel] Piece of code to parallelize

Timothy Gu timothygu99 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 02:43:40 CEST 2013

On Monday, August 19, 2013, Timothy Gu wrote:

> On Monday, August 19, 2013, LuizGuilherme CM wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> I'm doing a term paper about parallel programming and my teacher asked me
>> to parallelize a piece of code at production. So, I found FFmpeg, which
>> work with a big array and has good chance to be parallelized, but I'm
>> having a hard time looking into the code and find a good and the right
>> piece to work out.
> Most common/popular codecs are already highly parallelized. Also FFmpeg
> has a special framework for easing parallelizing, not sure whether this is
> what your teacher wants.
>> If someone has some document which I didn't find before and could help me
>> with this I appreciate.
> Did you check
> http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=blob;f=doc/multithreading.txt
> ;hb=HEAD<http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=blob;f=doc/multithreading.txt;h=2b992fcbc53325577ad838dcf62519ff38493121;hb=HEAD>
>  ?

I assume multithreading is your definition of "parallelization".


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