[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Fix configure to disable MMX for Pentium Pro

Alex Converse alex.converse
Thu Aug 26 15:08:22 CEST 2010

2010/8/26 M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>:
> Jason Garrett-Glaser <darkshikari at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 12:44 AM, Eli Friedman <eli.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Attached. ?This is essentially fixing an oversight in r21277.
>>> -Eli
>> This means every distro who uses --cpu=i686 or similar will silently
>> have their ffmpeg crippled the next time they make a build.
> They asked for an i686, and that's what they got. ?Where is the problem?

We used to be able to provide something that ran on i686 and was
optimized on faster systems.

> I honestly don't understand why you lot are kicking up such a fuss
> over a CPU that's _fifteen_ years old.

I honestly don't understand why you make a fuss about blackfin and
avr32 on fate which can't even manage to pass tests for mainstream
formats. At least PPro worked until you broke it.

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