[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Intel Mac MMX/SSE2 support

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Tue Jul 4 21:29:02 CEST 2006

Rich Felker wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 12:21:20PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:
>>> On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 10:36:24AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>>> Michael Niedermayer said:
>>>>> btw, how hard is it for mac-intel users to download and use non-apple gcc?
>>>>> i mean does unmodified gcc work on mac-intel?
>>>> This is an issue with gas, not gcc.  And no, stock binutils don't work on
>>>> macintel.  Why, oh why, couldn't they just use ELF for their binaries?
>>> Actually it's very good that they don't, since ELF sucks and the
>> Would you care to elaborate a little on why ELF sucks so badly?
> Here is a good starting point:
> http://plan99.net/autopackage/Linux_Problems#elf

[old issue now solved with --as-needed, the rest doesn't have basis shown]

> Other issues:

[bitching about _old_ gnu implementations, sometimes pointing to
interesting solutions, sometimes just flaming =)]

I'd like to have something constructive out of it like your libc.

Some of the issue you pointed are PAST, somebody tried to find a
solution and it got implemented. Actually ELF is the best binary layout
available, the implementation could be improved with little changes,
isn't it? =)



Luca Barbato

Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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