Developer Guide


Notational Conventions

The following font and symbols conventions are used in this document:
is used for emphasis and also indicates document names in body text, for example:
Intel IPP Developer Reference
Monospace lowercase
Indicates filenames, directory names, and pathnames.
Monospace lowercase mixed with UPPERCASE
Indicates commands and command-line options, for example:
ippvars.bat ia32
Indicates system variables, for example:
monospace italic
Indicates a parameter in discussions, such as routine parameters, for example:
; makefile parameters, for example:
When enclosed in angle brackets, indicates a placeholder for an identifier, an expression, a string, a symbol, or a value, for example:
<ipp directory>
[ items ]
Square brackets indicate that the items enclosed in brackets are optional.
{ item | item }
Braces indicate that only one of the items listed between braces can be selected. A vertical bar ( | ) separates the items.

Product and Performance Information


Intel's compilers may or may not optimize to the same degree for non-Intel microprocessors for optimizations that are not unique to Intel microprocessors. These optimizations include SSE2, SSE3, and SSSE3 instruction sets and other optimizations. Intel does not guarantee the availability, functionality, or effectiveness of any optimization on microprocessors not manufactured by Intel. Microprocessor-dependent optimizations in this product are intended for use with Intel microprocessors. Certain optimizations not specific to Intel microarchitecture are reserved for Intel microprocessors. Please refer to the applicable product User and Reference Guides for more information regarding the specific instruction sets covered by this notice.

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