Subject: Re: unaligned access: how to track ?
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/08/2000 18:37:13
On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 09:30:40AM -0700, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> aligning the data on write will not help, since db is just going to
> re-pack it anyway.
> checking the alignment of the data on read might, though... depending
> on the size of your copy and the cost of the test.  8-)

Only 2*int + pointer, that's 16 bytes. Not a big deal, I don't think the test
is needed here.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.