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

Diego Elio Pettenò flameeyes at flameeyes.eu
Mon Dec 7 17:27:07 CET 2015

I'll write a blog post. But it's not something I'd write on a commit

On Mon, 7 Dec 2015, 16:25 Vittorio Giovara <vittorio.giovara at gmail.com>

> 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?
> --
> Vittorio
Diego Elio Pettenò (aka Flameeyes)
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