[fpc-devel] Patch, font rendering on Arm-Linux devices.
daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Thu Feb 28 13:42:26 CET 2008
Op Thu, 28 Feb 2008, schreef Michael Schnell:
>> An ARM does not have such logic and will suffer cache miss after cache
> Nonetheless the count of word transfers form memory to/from the cache would
> be smaller with packed records which might result in a lot faster execution
> (of course depending on the layout of the record, speed of the memory, speed
> of the processor, type of operations done with the records, ...)
That is exactly what I wanted to explain: even on ARM the lower amount of
cache misses might pay for the (higher) cost of an unaligned load.
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