Subject: Re: unaligned access: how to track ?
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/27/2000 10:07:58
Chris G. Demetriou wrote:

> Olaf Seibert <> 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)...