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Re: Altivec in baseline for ppc64?

On 7/16/21 12:59 PM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>> I would argue that there are far more users with PowerMacs which all support AltiVecs than
>> with obscure embedded machines. As I said, some packages like nss2 already enabled AltiVec
>> by default.
> Does it have to be one or the other? Can't you have both?

Well, you could have runtime detection like certain multimedia codes and OpenSSL use but
most packages don't do that.

Either way, if certain downstreams want better support for certain targets, they are always
welcome to jump in and send patches to me or upstream. This port is a community effort,
after all.


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