Subject: Re: powerpc gcc alignment problem
To: David Edelsohn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 01/13/2000 17:17:00
On Tue, 28 Dec 1999 15:50:10 -0500
David Edelsohn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> So you want to decrease preformance for all programs because a few
> explicitly want to define misaligned structures? Seems backwards to me.
So, if unaligned accesses are in fact slower than aligned ones, why
is doing strict alignment a performance penalty?
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>