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    SubjectRe: MMX emulator ?
    On Mon, 15 Jun 1998, Sylvain Pion wrote:

    > Hi,
    > I wondered whether there has been some thoughts about implementing an MMX
    > emulator in the kernel, something like the FPU emulator. It sounds like a
    > good idea, because we could run MMX apps on processors that don't support it.
    > But I'm not sure how easy it would be. Ideas ?
    > --
    > Sylvain

    Wouldn't it be better for all if apps:

    i = detect_MMMX();
    if !i then usenormalstuff=1;
    else usemmx=1;

    then had code for both cases???

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