[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] pic working with x86
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Apr 2 22:37:59 CEST 2005
On Sat, Apr 02, 2005 at 10:25:52PM +0300, Jan Knutar wrote:
> On Friday 25 March 2005 20:31, Ismail Donmez wrote:
> > Whats the point of PIC if you will slow the mplayer down (by removing
> > MMX/SSE/SSE2 etc) to make it use prelink which is supposed to speed it up?
> That question seems to be asked each time someone brings up PIC. IIRC, the
> answer has always been something like "It's a matter of principle". My own guess
> is that people just like to be able to have the choice of enabling strange flags they
> don't really understand, for increased placebo effect speeding up their systems.
Exactly. These people are beyond idiotic, and do not deserve our
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