[Beowulf] [rjdyer at vcu.edu: Re: Intel?]

H.Vidal, Jr. hvidal at tesseract-tech.com
Thu Jun 9 12:43:52 PDT 2005

Toon Moene wrote:
> Mark Hahn wrote:
> We, i.e. GCC (not me personally) tried very hard to get 
> target-independent vector support into GCC (so hard that the first 
> implementation by Red Hat got (mostly) rejected).
> This effort now pays of, because it's much easier to implement 
> autovectorization when your model of vectors is target-independent.
> That said, GCC 4.0.x will only have limited autovectorization support 
> (if there's interest, I could summarize the limitations).

Please elaborate, if possible.


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