On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 01:49:07PM -0600, Jim Nasby wrote: > On 2/24/17 12:30 PM, Tomas Vondra wrote: > >In any case, we can't just build x86-64 packages with compile-time > >SSE4.1 checks. > > Dumb question... since we're already discussing llvm for the executor, would > that potentially be an option here? AIUI that also opens the possibility of > using the GPU as well.
Uh, as far as I know, the best you are going to get from llvm is standard assembly, while the SSE4.1 instructions use special assembly instructions, so they would be faster, and in a way they are a GPU built into CPUs. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. + + Ancient Roman grave inscription + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers