[mythtv-users] Do you build mythtv from source, and why?

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue Mar 29 19:18:59 UTC 2011

On Mar 29, 2011, at 10:27 AM, Frans Grotepass wrote:

> On Tue, 29 Mar 2011 10:47:58 +1100
> Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As for compilation flags; in these days and age; I doubt you would
>> notice the difference performance wise following *tweaks* on the
>> compiler
> Is that so? The Atom that is often used in MythTV, a light weight
> processor with a rich instruction set with many extensions for
> multimedia processing should benefit by it. It is specifically in this
> day and age with more extensive instruction sets that sticking with
> just the i386 instruction set wastes the functionality.

You're already Doing it Wrong(tm) if you're still running i386 and
care that much about instruction set.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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