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Subject: Re: [boost] Accelerating algorithms with SIMD - Segmented iterators and alternatives
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-14 04:27:55

At Wed, 13 Oct 2010 13:39:29 -0700,
Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. wrote:
> >> I don't see what segmented iteration buys us here over what I'd
> >> imagine Mathias is currently doing (which, I'd imagine, is some
> >> variant on a joint_iterator that returns aligned packets).
> >
> > where's that list of algorithms again? sort, transform, merge,
> > binary_search ...
> Ummm...not sure what your point is. Are you saying a join_iterator
> (the iterator used in the result of boost::join) has issues with these
> algorithms?

As I understand it he's not doing anything like a classic STL
iterator, at all.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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