Better cpuid support

Robert Lunnon bobl at
Thu Jan 15 15:39:39 CST 2004

On Friday 16 January 2004 04:16, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Robert Lunnon <bobl at> writes:
> > This is true, but it is not very time consuming.  I had considered
> > caching the cpuid results which would eliminate the multiple handling but
> > didn't feel it was worth the effort. This function does not tend to get
> > called often in windows programs (Usually once) but If you like I'll add
> > the caching.
> All that extra work is simply because you are adding abstractions
> where none are necessary. It looks like a bad case of Not Invented
> Here syndrome: you have already submitted that code a number of times,
> and I have already explained that it's way too complex for what we
> need, so I didn't put it in. Now someone else has done a simple
> implementation that works fine, and you are trying to replace it all
> once again with your original code that I already rejected. If you
> want to improve the cpuid support, please improve the existing code;
> as long as you keep pushing your all singing all dancing new
> implementation you won't get anywhere.

This is an incorrect charaterisation, but since you hold the keys to the cvs 
do as you wish.

BTW: As a side note to the maintainers of rewind, the rewind project is 
welcome to use all my patches also.


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