[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] verbosity reduction
ods15 at ods15.dyndns.org
Thu Oct 13 23:02:23 CEST 2005
On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 08:48:32PM +0300, Jan Knutar wrote:
> On Thursday 13 October 2005 20:31, Oded Shimon wrote:
> > Regardless, I'm against all verbosity reduction on the cpudetect, I like
> > those messages, helps me find out what features a cpu has, and doing this
> > would effectively COMPLETELY disable them, as -v doesn't apply here...
> I agree.
> Furthermore, the CPUFLAGS thing helps warn users of when they are using
> a poorly packaged MPlayer, for example running an MPlayer with disabled
> MMX and SSE on a brand new Athlon64. It happens frighteningly often,
> and in most cases the packaged MPlayer is only slightly broken, and not
> entirely broken as one of marillat's i586 packages which tried to use MMX, and
> of course died immediately with Illegal Instruction, rather than just running slow.
> Without the cpu flags and the warnings present at non-verbose levels, I fear
> alot of people will just install MPlayer, conclude it's fucking slow, then uninstall it. :(
Actually, there are already warnings if your mplayer is more crippled than
your cpu, i know there's atleast ones for all the x86 optimizations...
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