[Arm-netbook] [review] SoC proposal

Gordan Bobic gordan at bobich.net
Thu Feb 9 15:50:32 GMT 2012

Vladimir Pantelic 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".
> join us at #beagle and we can rant about it all day ;)

Ah, I haven't got one of those.
But I had mentioned it a while back it at some length in various other 
places (GCC and GSL mailing lists among others).


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