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Re: [PATCH 1/3] New generic sincosf
On Fri, 15 Dec 2017, H.J. Lu wrote:
> > glibc is build with -fmerge-all-constants, so constants should already be
> > shared at link time; making constants hidden would be relevant only for
> > arrays, not for individual floating-point numbers (and if the individual
> > constants aren't put in appropriate sections with link-time merging, it's
> > probably because not doing so is more efficient on a particular
> > architecture).
> What do you suggest for x86-64 to avoid array duplication?
Well, a followup patch to refactor the arrays into hidden variables would
be reasonable once the sincosf patch is in - but it would need
benchmarking to make sure it doesn't adversely affect performance.
Joseph S. Myers