[PD-dev] gcc 4.1 and auto-vectorization

Hans-Christoph Steiner HANS at EDS.ORG
Sun Nov 19 05:00:38 CET 2006

On Nov 18, 2006, at 8:07 PM, Thomas Grill wrote:

> Am 18.11.2006 um 22:16 schrieb Mathieu Bouchard:
>> 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).
> A few years ago i introduced aligned memory allocation in the pd- 
> devel branch.

Have you tried submitting a patch?  It would be at least useful in Pd- 
extended.  How big a difference did it make?



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