[Ffmpeg-cvslog] r5821 - trunk/configure

Diego Biurrun diego
Tue Jul 25 13:26:28 CEST 2006

On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 09:44:59AM +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 11:45:13AM +0200, diego wrote:
> > Skip the MMX/SSE and memalign() check when running on OS X/Darwin, *alloc
> > provides necessary alignment on this platform.
> What is the "necessary" alignment can change with every new CPU, so can
> you tell which alignment it is exactly that it provides (I also find
> that formulation of "malloc provides needed alignment" quite stupid,
> since AFAIK with Intel CPUs you could upload microcode that needs 1GB
> aligned memory - sure, probably noone wants that, but malloc sure won't
> provide suitable alignment for that!)

True, I just paraphrased the snippet from the Darwin *alloc man page that
the patch sender posted...  Whatever problems it contains aren't mine ;)


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