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Re: mplayer

On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 12:25:19AM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
>   Another impediment to binary redistribution were compiletime
>   optimizations for CPU architecture. MPlayer now supports runtime
>   CPU detection (specify the --enable-runtime-cpudetection option
>   when configuring). It is disabled by default because it implies
>   a small speed sacrifice, but it is now possible to create binaries
>   that run on different members of the Intel CPU family.

why isn't the part needing the optimizations put into a seperate library,
and let ld choose the correct library based on cpu type?

That should avoid any speed penalties.

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