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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost SIMD beta release
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-20 13:42:31

on Thu Dec 20 2012, Mathias Gaunard <> wrote:

> On 20/12/12 19:12, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> on Thu Dec 20 2012, Joel Falcou <> wrote:
>>> Maybe we should have a simd::unaligned_input_iterator and/or make
>>> simd::transform accept non aligned data. Note that on any pre-Nehalem
>>> CPU, the unaligned load will be horrendsously slow.
>> It's probably a bit late to bring this up, but did you consider a design
>> that uses something like Matt Austern's segmented iterator concept
>> ( and imposes a hierarchical view
>> over regular memory that segments on aligned memory regions?
> The code needs to be the same for all segments in that model, unless
> I've missed something.

I don't understand exactly what you mean, nor what problem you see with
that model.

Dave Abrahams
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