Subject: Re: unaligned access: how to track ?
To: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 06/27/2000 10:07:58
Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> Olaf Seibert <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Ghostscript causes these "unaligned" messages in droves.
> and these are a serious performance-eating bug _somewhere_. (last i
> heard, the ghostscript people and the gcc people were pushing
> responsibility back and forth, but I don't know what the latest status
> on that is.)
> even without the printfs, the unaligned access traps will seriously
> hose ghostscript performance.
Matt Green and I were talking about this just last night. On my
pc164, adding -mcpu=21164a to CFLAGS made a remarkable difference
(ie, something actually happened)...