[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] fate: add tests for some video source filters

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Fri Jul 21 14:24:34 EEST 2017

On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 12:28:13PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le tridi 3 thermidor, an CCXXV, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
> > this patch breaks the selftests on mips or maybe more precissely
> > it adds a test which fails
> Yes, I understand that. What I ask is who is responsible for the
> failure: the test or the code being tested?
> If somebody adds a test on a code that uses floats, it will fail on
> x86_32: the code is correct, the failure is the test's fault.
> If somebody adds a test on a code that has bogus SSE optimizations, it
> will fail on machines with SSE: the test is correct, the failure is the
> test's fault.
> What I am asking is: which one of these is it today?

first the pixel format had wrong endianness (bug in the test) but
theres seems to be a 2nd issue


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