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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Unfortunately most software for Linux/x86 is compiled without SSE2 enabled, because distros want to support pre-Pentium4 processors.
What's new in GCC 4.5?
Posted May 15, 2010 6:02 UTC (Sat) by RCL (guest, #63264)
Posted May 22, 2010 14:00 UTC (Sat) by robert_s (subscriber, #42402)
They're still there, but there are just better replacements for both of them. The only situation where this might be true is if bit 29 of CPUID 0x80000001 is not set, in which case you can't use MMX in long mode.
x87 is always there.
Posted May 21, 2010 14:10 UTC (Fri) by foo-bar (guest, #22971)
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