libjpeg for F14
drago01 at gmail.com
Mon May 24 12:29:40 UTC 2010
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> 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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