[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Remove test for cpuid instruction from cpuid.c

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sun Nov 23 13:20:58 CET 2008

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 02:59:23PM +0100, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Hi!
> cpuid is an ia32 instruction that was added for later 80486 processors. I 
> propose to remove the check for its existence from i386/cpuid.c.
> ffmpeg can still be compiled for 80386 with --disable-mmx.
> (Fixes compilation with icc 11.0)
> Please comment, Carl Eugen

Iam against this (which is effectitly droping support for 386 & 486 CPU
for normal binary ffmpeg packages)

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