[FFmpeg-devel] libavutil simd

Diego Biurrun diego
Tue Oct 2 09:55:02 CEST 2007

On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 07:38:52PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 01:04:02AM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> > > If certain users really need the
> > > optimizations they can compile a build specific to their cpu or else
> > > install a special binary package. This is how the Linux kernel already
> > > works on most (all?) distributions, and we'd have a lot fewer packages
> > > per arch than Linux does, probably.
> > 
> > No, the opposite, everybody but g3 users want to have altivec...
> Ah.. WTF does MPlayer even run on such slow stuff? It's kinda like
> asking MPlayer to run on pre-MMX pentiums. Sure it will work but the
> biggest movie you could play is 64x48 mpeg1... I expect g3 is a bit
> better but not much.

G3 Macs were/are able to play DVDs, possibly with the help of the GPU.


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