[PD-dev] gcc 4.1 and auto-vectorization

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Sun Nov 19 22:50:44 CET 2006

On Sun, 19 Nov 2006, Tim Blechmann wrote:

> what makes you think, that just aligning memory regions introduces a 
> performance boost? how can a compiler generate code for aligned memory, 
> if the memory is aligned, but the compiler isn't aware of that?

The machine code can be code that works regardless of memory alignment, 
but runs faster when the memory is aligned.

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