[Numpy-discussion] Optimizing reduction loops (sum(), prod(), et al.)

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Thu Jul 9 04:02:01 CDT 2009

2009/7/9 David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>:
> Matthieu Brucher wrote:
>> Unfortunately, this is not possible. We've been playing with blocking
>> loops for a long time in finite difference schemes, and it is always
>> compiler dependent
> You mean CPU dependent, right ? I can't see how a reasonable optimizing
> compiler could make a big difference on cache effects ?

Yes, of course, CU dependent...

> @ Pauli: if (optionally) knowing a few cache info would help you, I
> could implement it. It should not be too difficult for most cases we
> care about,
> David
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