[PD] pd-0.43 on Pentium III

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Fri Dec 16 20:15:08 CET 2011

On Dec 16, 2011, at 9:33 AM, IOhannes zmölnig wrote:

> On 12/16/2011 05:44 PM, rolf meesters wrote:
>> thanks hans, however not a lot of infomation came out of it.
>> i mostly tried the help patches from the .reference
>> some do not give a problem: abs, acoustics, acoustics~,adc~, all_about,..
>> others: about.pd, abs~, all_about_arrays
>> make Pd close without any message.
>> on the other hand acoustics~-help generates the message:
>> < tclpd loader searching for pddp/dsp in path...
>> nothing found. >
>> idem for adc~-help,
>> but no crash.
>> any more suggestions where/how to look?
> i think, all externals in PdX are compiled with "-march=pentium4 -msse2
> -mfpmath=sse" (for whatever reasons, Pd itself seems to not be compiled
> with p4/sse2 support), which will most likely produce code that is
> non-executable on your machine.
> that the machine used for building is a P3, doesn't matter much, as it
> need not run the code...think of it as "cross compiling" for a newer
> architecture.

Ah yes, that is true.  I figured that people using hardware that old would be using GNU/Linux.  The Windows builds need Pentium4 minimum so they have SSE2.



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