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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] memalign usage in OpenMPI and it's consequencesfor TotalVIew
From: Åke Sandgren (ake.sandgren_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-01 15:08:38


On Thu, 2009-10-01 at 19:56 +0100, Ashley Pittman wrote:
> Simple malloc() returns pointers that are at least eight byte aligned
> anyway, I'm not sure what the reason for calling memalign() with a value
> of four would be be anyway.

That is not necessarily true on all systems.

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