[mythtv] request: OSX mythfrontend and winmyth for CVS backend

Jeremiah Morris jm at whpress.com
Thu Jan 27 17:00:10 EST 2005

On 27 Jan 2005, at 4:11 PM, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:

> I thought as much, but how about MPEG-4 decoding?  Isn't that less
> CPU-intensive?  Has anyone tested performance for non-MPEG2
> mythfrontend playback?

I did some very limited testing, and got a modest speed gain -- 
noticeable but not spectacular. IIRC that path was using Altivec 
routines for heavy lifting as well. So I wouldn't hold my breath, 
though I'd love to hear a G3 success story.

- Jer

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