Putting -lm Before User Objects/Libraries on Link Line Can Impact Performance

Authored by Brandon Hewitt (Intel)
Recommended linking model: icc/icpc/ifort [user objs] [user libs] [sys libs] Using -lm (the GNU math library) prior to user-created objects or libraries causes the GNU libm to be used instead of the Intel math library, impacting performance. Last updated on 08/14/2012 - 03:04

Optimizing Without Breaking a Sweat

Authored by John O (Intel)
This article describes novel techniques developed to optimize DreamWork Animation's rendering, animation, and special effects applications without recompiling or relinking by preloading highly optimized libraries at run-time. Last updated on 10/31/2014 - 16:19