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Old 16 April 2010, 03:37   #9
matthey
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Originally Posted by thomas View Post
AFAIK addresses returned by AllocMem are always divisible by 64, so the following thoughts are of theoretical nature only:
I believe the default for AllocMem() on the classic Amiga has been 8 byte (divisible by 8 bytes, LONG LONG aligned) aligned for a long time. The Autodocs only say that the allocated data is guaranteed to be long word (4 byte, divisible by 4) aligned though. I believe TLSFmem allocations are 16 byte aligned. You are a much more experienced programmer than me though so maybe you can expand on this some more? The rest of your explanation is very good and logical.
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