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Subject: Re: [boost] [Proposal] Adding CPUID Library in Boost
From: Shakti Misra (shakti.misra.study_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-07 22:39:40

I have been looking at nt2 for some time. It looks like a nice addition.
But there is very less documentation, this led me to use AMD's SSEPlus.
Apart from that any plans to add detection of below:
number of cores or logical CPUs, cache sizes, CPU clock etc?

On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 1:29 AM, Mathias Gaunard <
mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 07/12/12 16:48, Shakti Misra wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Any interest in a cross platform CPU ID library? For a application I
>> wanted
>> to get the CPUID mostly to check the SSE2 status. So I missed it in Boost.
> There is a SIMD library that will eventually be proposed to Boost.
> It contains among others means to detect whether a particular SIMD
> extension is supported, all of it header-only.
> You can re-use it or parts of it if you want, it's under the Boost
> Software license.
> <**nt2/blob/master/modules/boost/**simd/>
> >
> So any interest for it?
>> I am currently evaluating the library
http://libcpuid.sourceforge.**net/ <>
> From a quick look, this library doesn't seem like it would work with MSVC
> x64.
> This actually fully parses the cpuid though.
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