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Re: Packages without source?



Bill Davidsen wrote:
> It appears 
> to be compiled in some "safe" configuration, with no mmx, sse, etc,
> and is dog slow. I attempted to compile the source from the original
> site, but that will not compile with the current FC9 or 10 gcc.

Bryn M. Reeves wrote:
> It may be worth filing a bug but there could be sound reasons why this  
> was chosen by the maintainer.

For example, there are i686 machines with no MMX, SSE or any other SIMD
instructions, and Fedora still supports these.

James

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