On Sat, 2007-11-17 at 00:39 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote: > Different resamplers have different properties. The advantage of SRC > is the superb quality, the disadvantages are that it is float-only and > GPL'ed, and thus not really useful on embedded systems and when you > want to load proprietary modules into PA (note that PA is fully > LGPL-licensed, but if you link it against SRC the daemon is > practically "down"graded to GPL). > > The good about the Speex resampler is that it can do both float and > integer resampling, that it is BSD-licensed and it is a bit faster > than SRC. Hmmm I see. int-float-int conversion would not be fast. :) Jackd is float only so I suppose that's why SRC is popular there. > We chose to make the speex resampler the default. If you prefer the > extra quality of SRC, then you are free to reconfigure > daemon.conf. But trust me, you CPU load is not going to decrease if > you do that ;-). I just want my music to be listenable. Which seems to require at minimum a sinc interpolator. Which it looks like speex is using. Hmmm.
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