[LLVMdev] RFC: new intrinsic llvm.memcmp?

Renato Golin rengolin at systemcall.org
Fri Aug 20 15:53:27 PDT 2010

On 20 August 2010 22:56, Bagel <bagel99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I suppose it wouldn't help C/C++ much.  But, with languages that support array
> compares directly, e.g. "D", memcmp() is not actually called and array compares
> can be quite common.  For example, in IPv6 address compares, where 16 bytes are
> compared, using bigger chunks (assuming the addresses are suitably aligned) can
> be a big saving in a IPv6 stack.

This looks more like user code than language feature to me...


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