Author neologix
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Date 2013-09-01.07:30:38
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> Please don't FUD this one to death.  Aligned memory access is
> sometimes important and we currently have no straight-forward
> way to achieve it.

I guess that a simple way to cut the discussion short would be to have a first implementation, and run some benchmarks to measure the benefits.

I can certainly see the benefit of cacheline-aligned data structures in multithreaded code (to avoid false sharing/cacheline bouncing): I'm really curious to see how much this would benefit in a single-threaded workload.
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