[flac-dev] PPC asm is disabled since Jan 2005

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+la at mega-nerd.com
Wed Jul 9 02:51:10 PDT 2014

lvqcl wrote:

> Does it make sense to keep this code, then? Nobody managed to fix this
> when it was timely, and now PPC (at least PPC for desktop use) is a
> legacy platform.
> 2) Also I suspect that 3dnow is useless for 99.999% of FLAC users.
> And not so useful for the rest 0.001%.
> 3) A lot of code in cpu.c that detects OS SSE support is inside unused
> branches of #ifdef/#else/#endif. USE_TRY_CATCH_FLAVOR was defined in
> Jan 2009, and USE_OBSOLETE_SIGCONTEXT_FLAVOR was undef'ed in Mar 2007.
> Is it a good idea to remove all that code, or it's too early yet?

I think it should go. Would love to see a patch :-).

Erik de Castro Lopo

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