[Arm-netbook] [review] SoC proposal

Gordan Bobic gordan at bobich.net
Thu Feb 9 15:14:54 GMT 2012

Vladimir Pantelic wrote:
> lkcl luke wrote:
>>>  1) Is there GCC support for this SoC's instruction set,
>>   yes.
>>>  including VLIW,
>>   don't know.  tensilica have a proprietary "pre-processor" compiler
>> that turns c and c++ into VLIW-capable c and c++.
> hopefully it does a better job than gcc generating arm NEON ... So far
> only hand writing NEON works for speed.

Finally, somebody else who discovered that GCC's vectorization results 
are, shall we say, "sub-optimal".


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