[ACTIVITY] Multimedia WG - Weekly Status for wk39.2011 (20110926-20110930)
fathi.boudra at linaro.org
Thu Oct 6 14:38:06 UTC 2011
On 6 October 2011 17:34, Christian Robottom Reis <kiko at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 09:07:19AM +0300, Fathi Boudra wrote:
>> > What are we using to measure these improvements? What is the -turbo
>> > lib being used for?
>> We use tjbench to measure the improvements. The browsers
>> (firefox/chromium) is a use case mentioned on the roadmap but I didn't
>> have seen any results. Tom knows more.
>> >> Debian/Ubuntu P are going to move to libjpeg8 by default making
>> >> current package obsolete in the future.
>> > Note that when we asked Darrell about this he questioned the performance
>> > benefits of version 8. Mans probably knows more. At any rate, -turbo as
>> > an upstream is the only sane decision.
>> > Who is making the choice from the Ubuntu side -- and is there a bug open
>> > for this?
>> Bill Allombert is libjpeg Debian maintainer. At the moment, Ubuntu is
>> following Debian. There isn't any bug open as the transition didn't
>> started yet.
> I think Tom and Ricardo should probably talk to Bill about it; I see
> this as being a very questionable move. I'd much rather move to seeing
> libjpeg deprecated into a libjpeg-legacy-8b package for good and -turbo
> become the actual system version.
I own the ITP on Debian and already talk to Bill about our plans with ljt.
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