On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, Bruce Evans wrote:

> >Alternately, we could jimmy around with the current hack, and prefix it
> >with 4 NULs, and see what happened.  Sorry, I haven't tested this idea, as
> >I've not yet made the EGCS jump.
> egcs aligns long (>= about 28 bytes) strings to 32-byte boundaries.  This
> adds up to 27 NULs to sccsid[] depending on the alignment of sccsidp[].
> Aligning long strings to 32-byte boundaries is a pessimisation in kernels
> (because it makes poor locality poorer), especially on 486's where the
> cache line size is 16.
> Bruce
not aligning data is extremely expensive on PII's


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