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From: Grégory_Guyomarc'h <gregory.guyomarch@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] doing MMX through ocaml
There is already a binding for Altivec instructions you might want to have a
look at:

http://wwwlasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr/Personnel/Jocelyn.Serot/camlg4.html

Cheers,
Gregory.

On 11/18/05, Erik de Castro Lopo <ocaml-erikd@mega-nerd.com> wrote:
>
> Jonathan Roewen wrote:
>
> > And since MMX deals solely with integers, the Val_long/Long_val macros
> > could be implemented by a simple extra MMX instruction or two, right?
>
> All Pentium III and later processors have the SSE instruction
> set which is like MMX, but for 32 bit floats. Pentium IV and
> latter also has SSE2 which is 64 bit floats.
>
> Personally, I find SSE and SSe2 far more interesting than MMX.
>
> Erik
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