libjpeg for F14

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Tue May 25 14:09:27 UTC 2010

On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 02:57:37PM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 15:27 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> <snip>
> > > 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.
> Which means you'll have to make a choice as to which one to support if
> you want to handle JPEG files, and that we'll have to fix upgrades and
> new installations to install the preferred one, as they would have the
> same soname.

Why couldn't we just replace libjpeg with the libjpeg-turbo upstream?
(For the primary architectures anyway).


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