[MPlayer-users] mplayer compiling issue on ARM

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Fri Aug 29 20:09:10 CEST 2014

On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 07:17:02PM +0200, X3fil wrote:
> >>My processor is an ARM Cortex A7.
> >Yes, I know. It's a ARMv7 with NEON support, so you should be
> >compiling specifically for it or you'll waste a lot of performance.
> >Unfortunately I think -march=native still doesn't exist/work for ARM,
> >making it quite a pain :(
> >Maybe I should consider doing some Linux-specific hacks parsing
> >/proc, or alternatively just make ARMv7+NEON the default and
> >leave anyone using something older to configure it...
> With NEON support it's not able to compile successfully.

Did you try just
./configure --cc='gcc -mfpu=neon'
as I suggested? It certainly works fine for me (it's what I used
to test my setend fix).

> BTW it's not necessary using vdpau (suxi).

Audio still needs to be decoded by the CPU, and that can use quite
a lot without it.
Also, VDPAU won't help you with many formats, even MPEG-4 ASP isn't
supported by it on that hardware yet.

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