[FFmpeg-devel] Fix Altivec detection on Linux.

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Wed Mar 19 16:30:41 CET 2008

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 10:11:09AM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Right now, a ubuntu/ppc package built on a g4 crashes without any notice
> whatsoever on a g3, that is unacceptable. There's multiple ways to fix it,
> but the unacceptability of any crash should be generally acknowledged.

For Ubuntu the existing but disabled check via mfspr IMO is a very much
better solution.
Does the proposed patch work on older kernels (e.g. 2.4) or what is its

Reimar D?ffinger

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