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SubjectRe: faster strcpy()
On Fri, 24 Apr 1998, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> Other instructions in 'parallel' ?. Any parallel instructions are
> transparent to the instruction-stream. The fact that auto increment.
> auto decrement, auto count, and branch prediction may be occurring
> makes no difference to the code written for it. It just 'sometimes'
> makes it faster. The Intel processors are not like DSPs where you
> can partition instruction streams to run in parallel. You get whatever
> the CPU gives you.

Yes, but the CPU is predictible.. If you know what series processor it
is you can order instructions so that they will occur in parallel..

The ia64 will have explicit parallism too.. :)


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