Faster SIMD random number generator

Registered by Michael Hope on 2012-09-03

A faster, SSE based Mersenne twister random number generator was proposed upstream:
 http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2012-08/msg01979.html

If accepted, implement for NEON. Also investigate other places it may be useful.

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Not started
Approver:
Michael Hope
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Michael Hope
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
None
Definition:
Discussion
Series goal:
Accepted for 4.7
Implementation:
Informational Informational
Milestone target:
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[2013-05-23 matthew-gretton-dann] This has been moved to http://cards.linaro.org/browse/TCWG-111

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