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Re: Translating Optimizations i386 -> alpha

Falk Hueffner <falk.hueffner@student.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
> Helge Kreutzmann <kreutzm@itp.uni-hannover.de> writes:

>> As a quick hack I removed the following from the CFLAGS:
>>  -malign-loops=2 -malign-jumps=2 -malign-functions=2
>> Is there an equivalent replacement on alpha or is removing those
>> options the proper way ?

> Remove them for now. Functions, loops and jumps are always aligned on
> 4 byte boundaries on Alpha anyway, as instructions are always 32 bit.
> The only thing that could be worth trying is increasing the function
> alignment to 64 byte (a cache line), but that's dangerous because it
> might saturate the icache.

Besides, the arguments quoted above are ment to reduce the binary size,
not increase it :)
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