[Mono-dev] How to get Mono.Simd
masschel at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 14:01:38 EST 2008
Thanks for that info, Rodrigo, it explains why I get false for every
SimdRuntime.IsMethodAccelerated I tried this far. And why I got slow-
downs instead of speed-ups.... Back to the compilation process...
On 20 Nov 2008, at 01:48, Rodrigo Kumpera wrote:
> Hi Bart,
> Note that you need a recent version of the mono binaries to have the
> Mono.Simd code
> accelerated, otherwise it will generate regular code.
> Either a build of TRUNK or the upcoming 2.2 have the runtime
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 8:59 PM, Bart Masschelein
> <masschel at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> > <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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