June 10, 2008
Tale of a codec optimisation: doing things the GNU/Linux way
Encoding is a CPU-intensive operation. Whilst encoding, using optimised code is crucial. In this short article I will explain how I gained a 300% speed boost when encoding DVDs and will show how having the programÃ¢â¬â¢s sources and being able to talk to the maintainers sometimes really, really helps. Welcome to doing things Ã¢â¬Åthe GNU/Linux wayÃ¢â¬Â.