[geos-devel] Optimization

Stephen Woodbridge woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Tue May 2 11:02:15 PDT 2017

On 5/2/2017 1:53 PM, Amanda Osvaldo wrote:
> Hi everybody.
> I'm reading the Geos source code and have no found any low-level 
> optimization, like the use AVX2 instruction set for Intel processors.
> It's an important question because without these and others optimization 
> I have no significant difference between a Intel Core and Intel Xeon 
> processors.
> Can someone tell me if the lack of optimization is intentional or just a 
> lack of programmers?
> -- Amanda Osvaldo


I would think that this is the responsibility of the compiler, not the 
application. I believe you can get an Intel compiler that is designed to 
optimize for these various HW differences.


-Steve W

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