Determines whether variables and arrays are naturally aligned.
Only available on IA-32 architecture
- Variables and arrays are aligned according to the gcc model, which means they are aligned to 4-byte boundaries.
This option determines whether variables and arrays are naturally aligned. Option
-alignforces the following natural alignment:
If you are not interacting with system libraries or other libraries that are compiled without
-align, this option can improve performance by reducing misaligned accesses.