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Re: Bug#738981: Fwd: Bug#738981: Switch to use generic_fpu for ARM

On Tue, Mar 04, 2014 at 02:59:44AM +0000, peter green wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 02, 2014 at 09:06:44AM -0500, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> >That sounds like if the mpg123 package should use:
> >on armel: --with-cpu=arm_nofpu
> >on armhf: --with-cpu=arm_fpu
> >
> >
> >Does this make sense to everybody?
> Seems sane to me. armv7 devices without neon are relatively uncommon
> so while it's important that they are supported it's IMO not vitally
> important to squeeze out every last drop of performance from them.
> I wonder what we should use on raspbian? I haven't tested on a Pi
> yet but it seems that on all tests i've seen so-far the generic fpu
> code is quite a bit slower than the arm nofpu code. Is there any
> quality difference from using a fpu vs nonfpu decoder? If so how
> much performance degredation do you beleive should be accepted in
> exchange for that quality improvement.

I think nofpu would good for raspian. Any lost audio quality would
unnoticable on the Rasberry's analog audio output ;)

Peter, what's the recommended way to recognize raspbian in debian/rules


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