[Mplayer-users] What to do before version 1.0

Alex Kanavin ak at cave.hop.stu.neva.ru
Wed Jun 13 17:32:53 CEST 2001

On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Felix von Leitner wrote:

> > - GNU Autoconf
> Why?

Because it's universal and robust.

> The configuration now works fine (as opposed to the typical GNU autoconf
> monster-bloat script that by the way redefines the meaning of "slow
> and broken software").

Slow, yes, but only the first time, then it uses cached test results.

> > - determining the processor type and choosing the necessary optimised
> > functions at run-time, not at compile-time (that would allow making
> > universal binaries and therefore inclusion of mplayer into distributions)
> Your patch will be greatly appreciated.
> I am curious how you will manage to do this without performance penalty.

Does using function pointers that were set up at start up result in a
noticeable peroformance decrease?


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