Re: Loop jamming!?

cliffc <>
7 Aug 1997 15:15:42 -0400

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From: cliffc <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 7 Aug 1997 15:15:42 -0400
Organization: Sun Microsystems
References: 97-07-089 97-07-102 97-07-108 97-07-130
Keywords: optimize

Stanley Chow wrote:
> Loop jamming will result in a loop that is, in general, slower than
> each of the original loops. The time penalty will depend on many
> factors (including cache size, serial dependency, multiple ALU) and
> in the extreme case, the time penalty can be zero wrt the slower loop.

Actually, it's pretty easy for the jammed loop to run faster than the
slowest loop, if the cache locality is right.


Cliff Click Compiler Designer and Researcher
cliffc at JavaSoft
(408) 863-3266 MS UCUP02-302

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