[rescue] Perverse Question

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Tue Jun 10 19:13:39 CDT 2003

> - Finally, it might be that Intel has an instruction that helps that sparcs
> don't.
> So I reacted: pentium mmx and higher have an instruction that helps: mmx.

Theoretically UltraSparc and newer (most V9 machines) have some sort of
multimedia instructions named VIS, they are actually pretty good and you
can access them through a nifty library set provided by SUN. Of course
that means that you are using Solaris and probably sun's CC....

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