[Cerowrt-devel] Fwd: Will Edwards to give Mill talk in Estonia on 12/10/2014

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Dec 5 14:33:58 EST 2014

On Fri, 05 Dec 2014 11:18:57 -0800, Dave Taht said:
> The Mill is an extremely wide-issue VLIW design, able to issue 30+
> MIMD operations per cycle.  The Mill is inherently a vector machine
> and can vectorize and pipeline almost all loops in general purpose
> code.

The big question is whether we know more about writing compilers for VLIW
machines than we did when the Itanium came out.  That was hard enough to
get just 3 instructions packed per word (of course, the fact that it wasn't
3 generic instructions, but 2 of one flavor and 1 of another, didn't help).
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