Re: [eigen] Map: introduce "AlignedPointer" flag?

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If I understand this correctly, this is about making fixed size
objects vectorizable with Map's? If not, then it is on my wishlist.

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 7:40 PM, Benoit Jacob <jacob.benoit.1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This is for Gael. Currently in Map, what's the precise meaning of
> "ForceAligned" ? Is it:
>  " If you use packet access, then use aligned packet access " ?
> If yes, is it correct to say that at the moment we don't offer any way
> to tell that the pointer passed to Map is aligned, and that therefore
> we may enable packet access also e.g. for good fixed sizes? I remember
> you saying something like "we need a FirstAligned flag", were you
> talking about that? What do you think about calling that
> AlignedPointer and renaming ForceAligned to ForceAlignedAccess ?
> Finally, can you remind me what the use case for ForceAligned is, if
> we have AlignedPointer?
> If you tell me all that I can try to get that done ;)
> Benoit

Rohit Garg

Senior Undergraduate
Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology

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