[Pixman] [PATCH] mmx: Use MMX2 intrinsics from xmmintrin.h directly.
mattst88 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 21:47:44 PST 2015
On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 7:12 PM, Søren Sandmann
<soren.sandmann at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 8:10 PM, Siarhei Siamashka
> <siarhei.siamashka at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Or we could simply do nothing and finally retire MMX support on x86.
>> If OLPC XO-1 users still do exist, they can always contact us.
> This is probably the way forward. Except for XO-1, MMX hasn't really done
> anything useful on
> x86 for a long time, but it has been an endless source of compiler headaches
> and maintenance
I agree that it has caused a huge number of compiler headaches. I
suppose I'd be okay with disabling it by default, but like I said to
Siarhei I would like to keep it working on x86 because that's a much
easier way to test and prototype code than using slow iwMMXt/loongson
systems. Though, I do fear that if we disable it by default it'll just
get close to zero testing.
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