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From: Jeroen Roovers <jer@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in www-plugins/adobe-flash: metadata.xml adobe-flash-11.2.202.228.ebuild ChangeLog
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:00:04 +0200
On Wed, 25 Apr 2012 23:04:08 -0600
Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o> wrote:

> Arg, no.  Please just print the warning if the host doesn't do SSE2.
> There's no reason to have a USE flag here (and _really_ no reason to
> make it fatal)

I entirely agree there. :)

> , especially for an instruction set that every system has supported
> for over a decade.

Er, some of my teenage systems run desktops just fine here, thanks. And
one of them is just nine years old right now but still doesn't support
SSE2 (merely SSE[1]).


Regards,
     jer


[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_Athlon_XP#Barton_and_Thorton - see
    [2] right above that for the actual specs.
[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_Athlon_XP#Thoroughbred_.28T-Bred.29


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