[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Fix configure to disable MMX for Pentium Pro
Thu Aug 26 15:19:39 CEST 2010
Alex Converse <alex.converse at gmail.com> writes:
> 2010/8/26 M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>:
>> Jason Garrett-Glaser <darkshikari at gmail.com> writes:
>>> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 12:44 AM, Eli Friedman <eli.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Attached. ?This is essentially fixing an oversight in r21277.
>>> This means every distro who uses --cpu=i686 or similar will silently
>>> have their ffmpeg crippled the next time they make a build.
>> They asked for an i686, and that's what they got. ?Where is the problem?
> We used to be able to provide something that ran on i686 and was
> optimized on faster systems.
It would still not be optimal.
>> I honestly don't understand why you lot are kicking up such a fuss
>> over a CPU that's _fifteen_ years old.
> I honestly don't understand why you make a fuss about blackfin and
> avr32 on fate which can't even manage to pass tests for mainstream
I run them because the manufacturers have provided the hardware for
free. When did I make a fuss about them?
> At least PPro worked until you broke it.
It still works perfectly fine. I only "broke" the frankenbuilds some
people were insisting on doing. Bad luck for them.
mans at mansr.com
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