Patchwork [PATCHv5,04/10] buffer_is_zero: use vector optimizations if possible

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Submitter Peter Lieven
Date March 26, 2013, 9:58 a.m.
Message ID <1364291919-19563-5-git-send-email-pl@kamp.de>
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Permalink /patch/231134/
State New
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Peter Lieven - March 26, 2013, 9:58 a.m.
performance gain on SSE2 is approx. 20-25%. altivec
is not tested. performance for unsigned long arithmetic
is unchanged.

Signed-off-by: Peter Lieven <pl@kamp.de>
Reviewed-by: Eric Blake <eblake@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Orit Wasserman <owasserm@redhat.com>
---
 util/cutils.c |    5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

Patch

diff --git a/util/cutils.c b/util/cutils.c
index 0314a18..daf032a 100644
--- a/util/cutils.c
+++ b/util/cutils.c
@@ -215,6 +215,11 @@  bool buffer_is_zero(const void *buf, size_t len)
     long d0, d1, d2, d3;
     const long * const data = buf;
 
+    /* use vector optimized zero check if possible */
+    if (can_use_buffer_find_nonzero_offset(buf, len)) {
+        return buffer_find_nonzero_offset(buf, len) == len;
+    }
+
     assert(len % (4 * sizeof(long)) == 0);
     len /= sizeof(long);