On January 1, 2015 8:49:06 PM CET, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote: >On Thu, Jan 1, 2015 at 11:59 AM, Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> >wrote: >> The problem is that just aligning the main allocation to some >boundary >> doesn't mean the hot part of the allocation is properly aligned. >shmem.c >> in fact can't really do much about that - so fully moving the >> responsibility seems more likely to ensure that future code thinks >about >> alignment. > >That's true, but if you don't align the beginnings of the allocations, >then it's a lot more complicated for the code to properly align stuff >within the allocation. It's got to insert a variable amount of >padding based on the alignment it happens to get.
Hm? Allocate +PG_CACHELINE_SIZE and do var = CACHELINEALIGN(var). -- Please excuse brevity and formatting - I am writing this on my mobile phone. Andres Freund http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers