[Flac-dev] last minute changes
paulproteus at technologist.com
Tue Nov 13 21:30:04 PST 2001
Can't you write a script for ./configure that checks for this, rather than
having the library do the check each time it's used? If not, perhaps
check /proc/cpuinfo or something. The DoIHaveSSE and DoIHave3DNow checks
could fork() if the system provides fork(); if not, the checks would
Couldn't you also just check for fork() in the configure script?
Matt, will the debian packages have 3DNow support and SSE support?
On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Josh Coalson wrote:
> for a while after 1.0, in CVS, there was code to check for
> OS support for SSE instructions. since that required a
> fork() inside the library I have decided to remove it. so
> now to get SSE support you have to configure with --sse-os.
> if I think of a clean way to implement this I'll put it
> back in.
> also, there's been some suspicion that the 3dnow! stuff is
> causing crashes, so I disabled that by default too. you
> can turn it on explicitly with --use-3dnow. I don't have
> any AMD cpus to test on, so I'm still hesitant to leave it
> on by default until the crashing goes away for more people.
> the last thing on my list is one set of patches that came
> in for compiling with watcom C. after that I will probably
> be releasing 1.0.1 tomorrow.
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