|New Book: Optimizing Compilers for Modern Architectures email@example.com (2001-12-20)|
|Re: New Book: Optimizing Compilers for Modern Architectures firstname.lastname@example.org (dmjones) (2001-12-20)|
|Re: New Book: Optimizing Compilers for Modern Architectures email@example.com (Toon Moene) (2001-12-24)|
|Re: New Book: Optimizing Compilers for Modern Architectures firstname.lastname@example.org (dmjones) (2001-12-27)|
|Re: New Book: Optimizing Compilers for Modern Architectures email@example.com (Gabriel Dos Reis) (2001-12-27)|
|From:||Toon Moene <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||24 Dec 2001 00:09:38 -0500|
|Organization:||Moene Computational Physics, Maartensdijk, The Netherlands|
|Posted-Date:||24 Dec 2001 00:09:38 EST|
> > Optimizing Compilers for Modern Architectures: A Dependence-based
> I bought this book about 6 weeks ago. For once the price in the UK
> was much cheaper than the US :-)
> The title is a bit misleading. It should really be called everything
> there is to know about data dependency analysis.
> The cases considered are all built around Fortran, which is not
> surprising given the authors background. C gets a brief discussion
> over a few pages.
Do you think it would be a good reference to explain shortcomings in
existing compilers ?
Obviously, I'm thinking of g77. It would be *very* handy to have some
sort of reference text to point to in explaining: "Indeed, g77 doesn't
do this sort of optimisation, <work-is-underway> | <here-is-why> |
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