[Mono-dev] How to get Mono.Simd

Bart Masschelein masschel at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 17:59:45 EST 2008

Ok, I bit the bullet, and compiled everything. I obtained a Mono.Simd  
assembly like this, and it seems to be doing something. Now comes the  
fun stuff...

On 19 Nov 2008, at 22:00, Bart Masschelein wrote:

> Hi,
> I wanted to play a bit with Mono.Simd, but it seems that forces  
> don't allow me. I have mono 2.0.1 installed using MacPorts, and in  
> there I cannot find the assembly. I checked out the mono trunk of  
> mono and mcs, but there didn't seem to be a straightforward way to  
> compile the Mono.Simd assembly. Straightforward as in 'only compile  
> Mono.Simd' (although compiling everything gave me troubles as well).  
> So I went for the latest monocharges (http://mono.ximian.com/ 
> daily/), and there I found the assembly. But when I use the assembly  
> in MonoDevelop, autocompletion only gives me two available Vector  
> classes, which is confirmed when I use Cecil to analyze the assembly:
>   <Module>  Class
>   Consts  Abstract, Sealed, BeforeFieldInit
>   Locale  Sealed, BeforeFieldInit
>   Mono.Simd.ShuffleSel Mono.Simd Public, Sealed
>   Mono.Simd.Vector4f Mono.Simd Public, SequentialLayout, Sealed,  
> BeforeFieldInit
>   Mono.Simd.Vector4u Mono.Simd Public, SequentialLayout, Sealed,  
> BeforeFieldInit
> , namely Vector4f and Vector4u. What is going wrong? Shouldn't I get  
> many more, according to http://tirania.org/blog/archive/2008/Nov-03.html? 
>  And there seems to be more missing then only those Vector types.
> Any ideas?
> Bart

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