code bloat [was Re: Semaphore assembly-code bug]
KendallB at scitechsoft.com
Mon Nov 1 15:38:54 PST 2004
Adam Jackson <ajax at nwnk.net> wrote:
> Backing store and XAA are mutually exclusive. If you do an
> XAA-accelerated operation to a region with a backing store, then
> you invalidate the backing store. Woops.
> XAA goes to a lot of effort to accelerate the primitives no one
> uses, and desperately needs to be taken out behind the barn and
> shot. KAA accelerates probably a tenth of the ops XAA
> accelerates, but they're the right tenth so the code is simpler
> and the performance way better.
KAA? Is that the new driver model that Keith was working on, or something
else? Where do I find more information on this.
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