[linux-audio-dev] plugin loaders

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Dec 21 20:39:11 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 15:43 -0800, Anthony Green wrote:
> 2. We build binaries for the lowest common denominator, so the plugins
> you'll find in Fedora, for instance, don't take advantage of SSE
> hardware or instruction scheduling for different processors.  This can
> make a huge difference.  What would be nice is if we could distribute an
> RPM containing a plurality of plugin builds, and then have the
> application load the plugin matching the capabilities the execution
> platform.

Perhaps it would be possible to create packages for "i686" in addition
of packages compiled for the "i386" architecture? I think I used to do
that for my Planet CCRMA packages... but I don't think I ever saw a
noticeable difference in performance. 

-- Fernando

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