On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 21:47:05 (CEST), Thorsten Hirsch wrote:

> Hi,
> decoding ogg on my mips based nas device is slower than real-time, so
> it's not really usable here.
> I've already done some research on this and I think the reason is that
> the mips cpu has no fpu, so floating point calculations are really
> slow. Unfortunately libogg is based on floating point calculations.
> But there's also an integer based version of libogg: tremor (or is it
> called libivorbis?). It's also available in ffmpeg (there's a
> configure parameter "--enable-tremor" or something like that)
> And here's my question to you: is it possible to use tremor-enabled
> packages on mips instead of the normal ones? Can you provide something
> like a ffmpeg (libavcodec) package on mips that depends on libivorbis
> instead of libvorbis?

If the debian-mips porters confirm that there are FPU enabled mips
machines, or they are at least pretty uncommon, then I think we should
add this switch for mips only. CC'ing debian-mips for their feedback on

> I know I can compile everything myself, but I'd like to see a
> beautiful solution with debian packages. :-)

indeed. Would you mind filing a bug against ffmpeg so that we don't look
track of this discussion? Please also X-Debbugs-CC: debian-mips.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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