[flac-dev] Disk fragmentation

Martijn van Beurden mvanb1 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 05:09:38 PDT 2014

> What small device do you have in mind? The smallest device I 
> could possibly imagine *encoding* FLAC on is Rasberry Pi which 
> has 512Meg of RAM.

Well, from the code it's clear that quite some effort was put 
into making libFLAC usable on platforms that have no FPU, as 
there is a integer-only define that actually works. I could 
think of small handheld recorders like the Zoom H1 or something 
like that to use FLAC.

On the other hand, devices with no FPU are usually embedded, and 
embedded developers change some code anyway. Maybe it's a good 
idea to just mention this in the README, under the "Note to 
embedded developers", as something that can be removed without 

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