[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] MMX for Win64

matthieu castet castet.matthieu
Sun May 4 20:56:39 CEST 2008

Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Sun, May 04, 2008 at 05:05:47PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> "Zuxy Meng" <zuxy.meng at gmail.com> writes:
>>> 2008/5/4 M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>:
>>>> It's wrong to use size_t here.  There is no guarantee that size_t
>>>> is at all suitable.  For instance, it could legally be 64 bits on a
>>>> 32-bit system, or 32 bits on a 64-bit system.
>>> What about intptr_t?
>> That's guaranteed to be at least as wide as a pointer.  Since we're
>> not dealing with pointers here, it is incorrect to use it.  It is
>> possible to have 32-bit pointers and 64-bit long.
> What is required here (and what long is "misused" for) is native
> register size. And since all of the modified code is x86 specific,
> pointers and native register contents are not really distinguishable.
> Still, the proposed patch just hacks a few places and is not a proper
> solution.
And since there already conditional code in libavutil/x86_cpu.h for 
X86_32 and X86_64, it could be trivial to define here the type we want.


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