1.21 -fvectorize, -fno-vectorize

Enables and disables the generation of Advanced SIMD vector instructions directly from C or C++ code at optimization levels -O1 and higher.

Default

The default depends on the optimization level in use.
At optimization level -O0 (the default optimization level), armclang never performs automatic vectorization. The -fvectorize and -fno-vectorize options are ignored.
At optimization level -O1, the default is -fno-vectorize. Use -fvectorize to enable automatic vectorization.
At optimization level -O2 and above, the default is -fvectorize. Use -fno-vectorize to disable automatic vectorization.

Example

This example enables automatic vectorization with optimization level -O1:
armclang --target=arm-arm-none-eabi -march=armv8-a -fvectorize -O1 -c file.c
Related reference
1.2 -c
1.45 -O
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