libjpeg for F14
alexl at redhat.com
Tue May 25 13:27:03 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-05-24 at 13:24 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones 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
> > <http://www.ijg.org/>
> 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.
I did some profiling of this for the spice project, and it performed
very well. I would very much like this to be in fedora, either as a
separate library or as a replacement for libjpeg.
It is binary compatible with libjpeg, but contains some extra API not
supported by the normal libjpeg.
Alexander Larsson Red Hat, Inc
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