aha! I think.
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
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