NEON/vectoriser direction

Registered by Michael Hope on 2010-10-18

Linaro will spend time improving the match between the GCC vectoriser and NEON backend. Discuss the investigation done so far and potential areas for improvement.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
None
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Ira Rosen
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

- current status of vectorization for NEON in GCC
- multiple vector size support
- use of specialized load and store instructions
- new features in auto-vectorizer based on NEON
- benchmarks
- power consumption concerns

Slides uploaded at https://wiki.linaro.org/IraRosen

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Work Items