gmp CPU identification
Thu, 24 Apr 2003 09:08:53 -0500
You might want to check out mPlayer. They do CPU detection. Of course
it would not be using GMP but you would probably have to make your own
functions and the works.
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> I have compiled GMP for p3 and p4 as dll, then I detect the procesort
> type and load the best.
> On 24 Apr 2003 at 7:14, Kevin Ryde wrote:
> > "Juro Bystricky" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > >
> > > does anyone know if there is a way to identify the CPU a
> > > GMP library has been configured/built for? For example, using an
> > > ATHLON based library on an Intel platform can cause a GP fault.
> > An invalid instruction fault perhaps, but shouldn't give a GP.
> > > A prudent program using GMP library should first check if the
> > > installed GMP is CPU "compatible" before trying to use the
> > There's no way to do that, as it stands. Hopefully the system
> > administrator is smart enough not to install something that doesn't
> > work :-).
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