aha! I think.

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Thu Oct 27 05:16:31 EDT 2005

On 27 October 2005 09:05, John Meacham wrote:

> but an alignment issue sounds more likely, if we are stradling 4 byte
> boundries with our 8 byte pointers and ints, that could affect things
> very much. it is the number one cause of performance problems
> according to the AMD optimization manual.

AFAIK we never misalign 8-byte things on x86_64.  We align everything to
8 bytes.


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