cpuinfo consists of an API/library used by programs to get information about the underlying CPU. Such information includes CPU vendor, model name, cache hierarchy, and supported features (e.g. CMP, SMT, and SIMD). cpuinfo is also a standalone program to demonstrate the use of this API.
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Release Notes: The library is now licensed under the terms of the LGPL. Perl bindings were added. More processor features are now detected (SSE4, ABM, POPCOUNT, etc.). A few more PowerPC processors are recognized. Minor bugfixes were included for older x86 processors.