libjpeg for F14

drago01 drago01 at
Mon May 24 12:29:40 UTC 2010

On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at> wrote:
> On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 05:55:39PM +0200, Xose Vazquez Perez wrote:
>> The libjpeg version(6b) in Fedora is quite old(27-Mar-1998).
>> And newer versions were released on:
>> Version 7   27-Jun-2009
>> Version 8   10-Jan-2010
>> Version 8a  28-Feb-2010
>> Version 8b  16-May-2010
>> <>
> libjpeg has an odd upstream.  We needed some build fixes to be
> included for the Windows cross-compiler, but found the current
> upstream to be unresponsive (although at least they're making releases
> now ...)
> There's also this project, to add hardware acceleration (SSE and so
> on) to libjpeg:
> If we're going to switch, maybe this is a good choice.

If it works as a drop in replacement it is an obvious choice, jpeg
de/compression is a rather common task a 2-4 speedup (as claimed on
the page) would be rather nice.

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