[lkml]   [1998]   [Jun]   [23]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: -malign-loops=2 -malign-jumps=2 -malign-functions=2, Why?

    On Tue, 23 Jun 1998, Marc Lehmann wrote:

    > no. could we solve this problem now? 4 byte alignment on pentiums is EVIL
    > EVIL EVIL. its worse than either zero or 16. Its a total waste of space.

    Can you prove this claim?

    I've seen results that show 4 byte alignment is *better* than 16 byte on a
    pentium because it reduces the cache footprint. Of course, this may be only with
    certain hardware.

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:43    [W:0.020 / U:6.780 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site