On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 05:56:21PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2018 00:33:04 -0800
> From: Eitan Adler <li...@eitanadler.com>
> | I'd like to commit the patch below. Does anyone have concerns with it?
> The change looks fine technically, but it would be good to see some benchmark
> results before committing it - particularly for the more common case where
> x != 1.0 (but including where x == 2.0 or 0.5) - the change swiches from using
> arithmetic and a single branch to multiple branches (or would with simplisitc
> compilation) and branches are slow wrt prefetch and parallel execution.
I don't see the point other than submitting compiler bug reports. This
is a transformation typically done already.