[vlc-devel] commit: SSE3 detection (runtime) (Jean-Baptiste Kempf )

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Thu Sep 24 00:57:04 CEST 2009

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 10:12:06AM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> ----- Message d'origine -----
> > Whether or not fork() is slow - it probably shouldn't matter since it should
> > only be called once to initialize the CPU capabilities, but can't you use
> > cpuid for this?
> CPUID tells us whether the CPU supports the instruction set, not the operating system. I do not know if this is a problem anymore, as it was in the MMMXEXT vs SSE1 time.
Which OS the problem was on?

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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