alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri Jan 4 09:07:11 PST 2002
> > What do apps actually care about
> > - MMX
> > - Athlon MMX2
> > - SSE
> > - SSE2
> Image manipulation programs need a way to determine the most efficient
> algorithm/instructions to use.
Which is down to MMX, MMX2, SSE, SSE2. Take a look at real existing apps
like mplayer, mp1e and xine.
> Probably not as much here, except as how this info may be used to identify
> erratta on a feature that is important to the program.
The x86 CPU errata are kernel handled so Im not sure that is actually an
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