Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:08:29 +0100 From: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@...glemail.com> To: musl <musl@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] x86_64/memset: simple optimizations On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 9:50 PM, Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> wrote: > On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 06:30:56PM +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote: >> "and $0xff,%esi" is a six-byte insn (81 e6 ff 00 00 00), can use >> 4-byte "movzbl %sil,%esi" (40 0f b6 f6) instead. >> [...] > > Do you want to go ahead with these patches as-is, or consider some of > the other ideas we discussed off-list like avoiding the 64-bit imul > entirely in the small-n case? If you think that's easy as another > incremental change I'll go ahead with these I think you can apply these patches without waiting for potential future improvements.
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