CPU runtime check

Patrick Pelissier Patrick.Pelissier at loria.fr
Mon Oct 18 17:13:10 CEST 2004

On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 17:05:42 +0200, Gisle Vanem wrote:
> I've built GMP 4.1.4 for MingW and Pentium-4 with SSE2. And
> it and the demos, works great btw. Good job!
> If I distribute programs compiled with this library to users having
> only a plain old Pentium, will these programs run? Or just crash?
> IOW, does gmp have a runtime check that it really is running on a
> Pentium-4/SSE2 procesor?

 It will simply crash with an "illegal instruction".


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