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Re: "generic" vectorization?


Dale Johannesen <dalej@apple.com> writes:

> On Jan 2, 2004, at 2:19 PM, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> > I was just wondering about vectorization for platforms without proper
> > vector instructions like Alpha. Sometimes, vectorization could still
> > be a noticeable win, for example transforming
> >
> > ...
> > Does this seem like a good idea? Are there other targets which would
> > profit from it?
> 
> Yes, most RISCs, but you have to watch out for alignment.

Isn't that the same for architectures with special vector
instructions?  I was under the impression that most require strict
alignment, so I was assuming the infrastructure would already ensure
this...

-- 
	Falk


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