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Enables faster access to certain thread-local storage (TLS) variables.

Syntax

Linux:
None
Windows:
/GA
Arguments
None
Default
OFF
Default access to TLS variables is in effect.
Description
This option enables faster access to certain thread-local storage (TLS) variables. When you compile your main executable (
.EXE
) program with this option, it allows faster access to TLS variables declared with the
__declspec(thread)
specification.
Note that if you use this option to compile
.DLL
s, you may get program errors.
IDE Equivalent
Visual Studio:
Optimization > Optimize for Windows Applications
Eclipse:
None
Alternate Options
None

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.