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NAME

       cpu_capabilities  -  Contains  the  capability  flags of the CPU. Allegro game programming
       library.

SYNOPSIS

       #include <allegro.h>

       extern int cpu_capabilities;

DESCRIPTION

       Contains CPU flags indicating what features are available on the current  CPU.  The  flags
       can be any combination of these:

          CPU_ID       - Indicates that the "cpuid" instruction is
                         available. If this is set, then all Allegro CPU
                         variables are 100% reliable, otherwise there
                         may be some mistakes.
          CPU_FPU      - An FPU is available.
          CPU_IA64     - Running on Intel 64 bit CPU
          CPU_AMD64    - Running on AMD 64 bit CPU
          CPU_MMX      - Intel MMX  instruction set is available.
          CPU_MMXPLUS  - Intel MMX+ instruction set is available.
          CPU_SSE      - Intel SSE  instruction set is available.
          CPU_SSE2     - Intel SSE2 instruction set is available.
          CPU_SSE3     - Intel SSE3 instruction set is available.
          CPU_3DNOW    - AMD 3DNow! instruction set is available.
          CPU_ENH3DNOW - AMD Enhanced 3DNow! instruction set is
                         available.
          CPU_CMOV     - Pentium Pro "cmov" instruction is available.

       You  can  check for multiple features by OR-ing the flags together.  For example, to check
       if the CPU has an FPU and MMX instructions available, you'd do:

          if ((cpu_capabilities & (CPU_FPU | CPU_MMX)) ==
              (CPU_FPU | CPU_MMX)) {
             printf("CPU has both an FPU and MMX instructions!\n");
          }

       You can read this variable after you  have  called  check_cpu()  (which  is  automatically
       called by allegro_init()).

SEE ALSO

       check_cpu(3alleg4),    cpu_vendor(3alleg4),    cpu_family(3alleg4),    cpu_model(3alleg4),
       cpu_capabilities(3alleg4), allegro_init(3alleg4)