[Mono-dev] Mono's JIT and SSE instructions

Rodrigo Kumpera kumpera at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 22:16:39 EDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 9:01 PM, Dax <Dax at daxxfiles.net> wrote:

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> Paolo Molaro wrote:
> > We don't auto vectorize from IL code, but we're developing an extension
> > that allows people to take advantage of sse instructions with
> > intrinsics (people watching the changes list can see it already).
> That said, what versions of SSE will be supported? Original SSE only,
> since it's probably available on every mono-compatible machine,
> everything up to SSSE3/SSE4..?

Everything up to SSE4.2 as this is what is available on the current
generation of CPUs.

Thing that won't be supported includes MMX and 3DNow.
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