[linux-audio-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] [ANN] netjack-0.9rc1

stefan kersten steve at k-hornz.de
Tue Mar 14 14:38:23 EST 2006


On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 07:56:47PM +0100, torbenh at gmx.de wrote:
> > course it would be perfectly valid for netjack
> > to use little endian `on the wire'; but this would be like
> > putting my powerbook in little endian mode when playing a
> > wav file. sort of.
> 
> so you say that i should not htonl the floats i copy from
> my net buffer to the jack-port ?

no, it was a joke.

> i doubt, this is a great performance impact.

i doubt that too.

> when i change the packet format next time, i could change that to byte
> swap on a PPC. but considering that PPCs are generally slower than x86
> nowadays, this would create more cpu load on a jack-network.

i don't think that's measurable either because the byte swap
is probably not the main source of overhead. besides, i'm on
ppc, so plz plz don't change it :)

thanks for netjack!

<sk>


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