[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] x86/swr: add ff_float_to_int32_a_avx2

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 17:19:22 CET 2014

On 07/11/14 6:05 AM, Christophe Gisquet wrote:
> Hi,
> 2014-11-06 23:04 GMT+01:00 James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>:
>> No, the function checks for alignment and jumps to a branch that uses movdqu if needed.
>> ff_int32_to_float_a_avx also uses ymm regs and this same macro.
> OK, so nothing new here, same 32-bytes alignment.
>> when "mulps m0, m1, [mem]" would work just as well regardless of alignment.
> It does with AVX? That shows I never used it...

Chapter 14.9. It's pretty convenient, but taking advantage of it would require uglyfing macros 
or making the avx functions separate.

>> If you use "cmpps m0, m1, 5" it will work for non-VEX coding, but error out otherwise
>> since x86inc.asm turns that into "vcmpps m0, m1, 5" instead of "vcmpps m0, m0, m1, 5"
>> With aliases like cmpnltps it doesn't even add the "v" prefix.
> OK. As you are the number one developer for AVX, it's up to you
> whether that would need a more generic fix :-)
> Someone actually used to AVX should comment, but this patch looks so
> simple that you should apply it tomorrow if nobody objects.

I was waiting for Michael to comment since he's the swr maintainer. Otherwise I'd have pushed 
it after your ok.

> Best regards,


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