Linux Compatability

rasz raszobbi at
Fri Mar 20 09:19:58 PDT 2009

Paul B. Mahol wrote:
> On 3/18/09, rasz <raszobbi at> wrote:
>> hi
>> i have 2 distinct questions, and first is, i installed a linux app
>> (binaries) and it failed
>> when run complaining that it needs a "CPU with SSE instuctions enabled".
>> does anyone know what this is and related too?
> For example, mplayer check for SSSE3 but it will fail even if your CPU
> supports it because gcc that ships with freebsd (4.2.1) doesnt know about
> SSSE3.
> I dont know what's happening in your SSE case.
vaguely my first thoughts were that the app makes some checks for SSE 
but in the wrong place freebsd-wise.

i thought i'd try mailing the developers now, see if they have some insight.


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