[Mageia-dev] Clanlib2 and SSE2 on i586

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Dec 4 12:59:50 CET 2012

'Twas brillig, and zezinho at 03/12/12 22:42 did gyre and gimble:
> Trying to launch openalchemist gave me a crash because Clanlib2 uses
> SSE2 on SSE2 systems for software rendering, while we disabled it at
> configure.
> What should we do? I think enabling it is better, as all i586 CPU with
> less than 10 years come with SSE2. But our policy forbids it ;-)
> Exception caught:
> Sorry, this compiled clanSWRender does not support SSE2, but your CPU
> does support SSE2. (Update clanSWRender to contain SSE2)

The code should really be complied but only enabled at runtime if it's
available. PulseAudio does this. It's more of a pain to code for but
does make like easier for distributions.

But yeah, short term fix, nuke the test, and as a meme says, keep calm
and carry on.



Colin Guthrie

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