[vlc-devel] [PATCH] build: disable non-PIC assembly when building for Android.

Vittorio Giovara vittorio.giovara at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 17:25:56 CET 2015

On Sat, Dec 5, 2015 at 11:38 AM, Diego Elio PettenÃ
<flameeyes at flameeyes.eu> wrote:
> From: Diego Elio Pettenà <flameeyes at flameeyes.eu>
> This disables MMX/MMXEXT code for ffmpeg/postproc, and all assembly for mpg123 and libass.
> It has performance implications but it avoids all TEXTRELs in the output, which makes it possible to use W^X techniques.

Mind explaining what these techniques are and why they are good?

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