[MPlayer-users] mplayer GNU/Linux PowerPC problems:configure script and xvidix

Colin Leroy colin at colino.net
Mon Mar 31 19:18:27 CEST 2003

On 31 Mar 2003 at 05h00, Luca Barbato wrote:


> 1) The configure script doesn't recognize the cpu because the 
> /proc/cpuinfo structure is different than the expected one.
> It ends up using a wierd -O4 optimization flag with the usual -pipe 
> -ffast-math and -fomit-frame-pointer (the latter has almost no sense on
> ppc) the produced mplayer anyway works almost ok using sdl xv and x11
> vo.

If the cpu isn't recognized, there only are no optimizations. G3 (750) are
recognized, it shouldn't be much different for a G4.
You can pass --enable-altivec as ./configure's flags though.

> 2) The radeon xvidix on the other hand produces a wierd "tile - mirrored
> tile" effect that probably means a missing or a double byteswap.

AFAIK noone checked nor fixed radeon's vidix driver for endianness issues.
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