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- Subject: Re: luajit and SIMD?
- From: Mike Pall <mikelu-0906@...>
- Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 13:52:50 +0200
Cosmin Apreutesei wrote:
> I was wondering if LuaJIT generates any SIMD (SSE* since it's x86)
> instructions, and if the answer is yes, how can I motivate it to do
> so? Any examples?
It generates scalar SSE2 instructions (automatically, if the CPU
supports it), but no true SIMD instructions. Auto-vectorization of
Lua code is technically possible, but not a priority right now.