[Numpy-discussion] numpy arrays, data allocation and SIMD alignement

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Wed Aug 8 14:16:41 CDT 2007


On 8/8/07, Matthieu Brucher <matthieu.brucher@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> My 64 bit linux on Intel aligns arrays, whatever the data type, on 16 byte
> > boundaries. It might be interesting to see what happens with the Intel and
> > MSVC comipilers, but I expect similar results.
> >
>
> According to the doc on the msdn, the data should be 16-bits aligned.


Shades of DOS and 16 bit machines. Have you checked what actually happens on
modern hardware?

Chuck
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