[flac-dev] FLAC__BYTES_PER_WORD==8 test results

lvqcl lvqcl.mail at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 12:50:08 PST 2015

Thomas Zander wrote:

> If you want to share the patch, I am happy to repeat some testing on
> Sandy Bridge and Core2 with clang.

The patch changes many files, libFLAC/bitwriter.c and
test_libFLAC/bitwriter.c among them. So now I wait for the decision
for patches #3 and #4 that I posted yesterday.

> The slower decoding speed for 24 bit content on x86_64 seems
> surprising, but minor.
> However losing 15% decoding speed on i386 would be very bad.

So, does it make sense to #define FLAC__BYTES_PER_WORD (in bitreader.c)
as 4 for 32-bit and as 8 for 64-bit targets?

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