Re: [Dri-devel] Error compiling glide3 cvs tree from 26 Juli

From: Steven Walter (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 19:23:15 EST

On Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 03:49:25PM -0700, Manuel A. McLure wrote:
> Actually, I believe the 3DNow stuff is turned off by default - at least
> says so. When (a long time ago) I tried to build a
> 3DNow-enabled Glide, I found that I had to modify in
> h5/glide3/src to get it to compile. The resulting Glide library would work
> for simple things (like gears), but would hang if I tried something more
> complicated like q3demo (in fact it would hand on the splash screen). As a
> result I am back to non-3DNow Glide. I'd like to see a 3DNow-enabled Glide,
> but I definitely don't have the skills to figure it out myself...
> --
> Manuel A. McLure - Unify Corp. Technical Support <>
> Zathras is used to being beast of burden to other peoples needs. Very sad
> life. Probably have very sad death, but at least there is symmetry.

You're right. I've examined it some more, and it turns out I'm wrong.
The 3DNow! routines aren't actually used by default.

Just out of curiousity, how much of a speed improvement could one expect
with 3DNow! versus the code used currently?

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
			-- George Orwell
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