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Chris January writes:
> > The interesting field is flags, which we use in our configure script
> > to check for processor capabilities and later optimize for the ones we
> > find. Cygwin detects/displays less flags than Linux:
> > flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8 pge mmx
> > flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8 pge mmx syscall
> > 3dnowext 3dnow k6_mtrr
> > This is a pity as I now loose 3dnow and mtrr optimizations without
> > manual tweaking.
> > I know that /proc/cpuinfo is very new on Cygwin. Is the lack of some
> > flags a bug, or is this just implemented in a different way. Any
> > chance of supporting those flags in the future?
> > If somebody decides to extends /proc/cpuinfo that would be
> > tremendously appreciated. I'm not expecting anything, of course, just
> > hoping.
> I used the Intel list of flags, but the list is slightly different on AMD
> (e.g. 3dnow). If you can find and send me a list of the cpuid features flags
> for AMD processors I'll add this in.
Here is a link I was told about:
and the other one posted before for easy reference:
Please let me know if you need more information, I'll do my best to
provide it to you. If you should get around to implementing something
I would very much appreciate if you could drop me a short note and I
will gladly help you with testing.
Thanks a lot
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