Mail Archives: djgpp/2000/04/10/16:48:56

From: Nate Eldredge <neldredge AT hmc DOT edu>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Math Copro.
Date: 10 Apr 2000 12:55:54 -0700
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vingfel AT excite DOT com writes:

> I use an old DJGPP with Allegro.
> I created a small prototype of a new type of 3D engine.
> This give me 5 minutes on my old 486DX2, 8Mb ram, to compute a picture, and
> about 30 seconds (!!) on my Celerom366 (Overclocked to 500), 128Mb ram.
> I just want to know... Is it sure that Allegro routine and DJGPP use the
> math co-processor by default??

Yes.  It requires special measures to disable use of the coprocessor
and use emulation instead.


Nate Eldredge
neldredge AT hmc DOT edu

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