[Ffmpeg-devel] mmx/sse optimizations

Rich Felker dalias
Thu Dec 22 19:15:24 CET 2005

On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 10:17:06AM +0100, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> Rich Felker wrote:
> >On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 12:40:13AM +0100, Marcus Engene wrote:
> >
> >>Out of curiosity I was googling for mmx & sse info and stumbled upon:
> >>http://www.tommesani.com
> >>He has a program to aid development of mmx/sse optimizations.
> >
> >
> >"aid"....
> >
> >
> >>Has anybody here used it? If so, any opinions about it?
> >
> >
> >no and i doubt anyone will, judging from the way the page promotes it.
> >btw are you a spammer associated with the person who wrote this crap
> >and trying to promote it to us? if so you picked the wrong target
> >audience...
> >
> >rich
> >
> If you havent tried it, why call it crap?

Because if I want to write asm I'll write asm directly. Using crap
like this to write asm is like using babelfish to write english.. ;)

BTW it's also crap because it's non-free.

> I havent tried it either, but 
> I have found the doc on MMX and SSE available on this site quite 
> valuable. (Once you have an idea of the name for some of the ops you 
> need for a particular purpose, web searches often direct you straight to 
> a page with useable code!)

That may be useful. GUI tools to 'help' newbies write asm are not


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