[fpc-devel] Vectorization

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sun Dec 10 14:42:25 CET 2017

Am 10.12.2017 um 14:03 schrieb Marco van de Voort:
> In our previous episode, J. Gareth Moreton said:
>> Since I'm masochistic in my desire to understand and improve the Free Pascal Compiler, I would like to add 
>> some vectorisation support in its optimisation cycle, since that is one thing that many other compilers 
>> attempt to do these days.  But before I begin, does FPC support any kind of vectorisation already?  
> Yes, -Sv, but it is buggy.

Well, -Sv means that operations on vectors are supported but it does not mean that FPC detects
vectorizable operations by itself.

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