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Subject: Re: HWCODEC


From: Thomas Martitz <>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 16:39:36 +0100

Am 24.12.2011 20:40, schrieb Mike Giacomelli:
> I wasn't proposing removing HWCODEC from rockbox, I was proposing
> creating two branches, one for SWCODEC devices and one for both types
> of devices. Development would continue in both, both would be built on
> every change, released every 4 months, etc. I don't even think we
> should remove SWCODEC from the Archos oriented branch, because as you
> pointed out there are advantages to having it around. There would
> never be an end to HWCODEC. What I was proposing is that we stop
> trying to compromise to meet the needs of all targets in one branch,
> and instead have one branch where SWCODEC evolves on its own, and
> another where SWCODEC and HWCODEC evolve together to meet the needs of
> the archos players (and i suppose any other very low memory device).

I don't want to look like the bad guy pushing hwcodec out of the way,
but is there any update to this topic? It looks like nothing happened
since Jens' answer, however the problems remain unsolved.

Best regards.
Received on 2012-01-06

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