[OSM-dev] mmap()

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Fri Dec 5 20:40:56 GMT 2008

Dave Hansen wrote:
> Register contents are half the size.  So, integers and pointers all get
> smaller.  That increases cache coverage and decreases the size of
> binaries, working sets and the stack.
> x86_64 also gets registers over plain i386.  So, the extra register room
> can make up for any extra cache footprint.  

I doubt it works like you just have outlined it ;)


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