Strongly Specify Alignment for FFI Allocation

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Fri Sep 25 23:20:01 EDT 2009

On Sep 25, 2009, at 07:54 , Duncan Coutts wrote:
> pessimistic. We could do better on machines that are tolerant of
> misaligned memory accesses such as x86. We'd need to use cpp to switch

Hm.  I thought x86 could be tolerant (depending on a cpu configuration  
bit) but the result was so slow that it wasn't worth it?

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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