[PD-dev] gcc 4.1 and auto-vectorization

Hans-Christoph Steiner HANS at EDS.ORG
Sat Nov 18 22:30:12 CET 2006

On Nov 18, 2006, at 4:16 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Sat, 18 Nov 2006, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> I really doubt that the gcc devs put a lot of effort into  
>> something that has no effect. Perhaps not for Pd, that may be  
>> true.  But they are talking about vectorizing loops, it may not be  
>> the best thing to vectorize, but there are definitely vectorizable  
>> loops in Pd.
> perhaps it would be a good start to reimplement newbytes(n) using  
> memalign(16,n) instead of malloc(n).

Submit a patch to the tracker and we can try it out on the Pd- 
extended auto-builds.  Does memalign() exist in Windows land?



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