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Ocamlopt x86-32 and SSE2
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Date: 2009-05-10 (08:56)
From: CUOQ Pascal <Pascal.CUOQ@c...>
Subject: Ocamlopt x86-32 and SSE2
>That does not
>really mean i486 at 25MHz will be used but it is the common bottom
>line that can easily be supported.

My point is that you're not looking at the whole set of
requirements for OCaml and other existing Debian packages
when you look only at the processor's instruction set.

The way to keep old hardware running is to keep
it running old software. or, if you give me a second
to switch to my Bogart voice, "we will always have 3.11".

>Having ocaml require SSE2 is quite unacceptable for someone with a Via
>C7 cpu (they don't have SSE2, right?) 

According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSE2, someone using a Via C7
should be fine.