[PD] pd and multi-core processors

chris clepper cgclepper at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 17:14:51 CEST 2010

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 7:03 PM, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>wrote:

> On Fri, 16 Apr 2010, Jaime Oliver wrote:
>  What do you mean by "some threading". I am particularly interested in the
>> input modules (cameras),
> pthread is used in [pix_film], [pix_image], [pix_movie], and also in the
> V4L, V4L2 and DV4L modules of [pix_video]. Pthreads may also be used
> implicitly by some other classes or modules that I don't know about.

A lot of Quicktime codecs and capture drivers use multiple CPUs very well.
Every DirectShow filter is on its own thread.
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