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How is embree passing aligned function arguments and still does work?

Emil_K_
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I noticed in the file heuristic_binning.h, there's a type PrimInfo, whose c'tor accepts BBox3f by value, this will invoke a copy c'tor, but BBox3f has alignment inherited via Vec3f<float>. This shoud trigger and error with the MS compiler (error C2719), but it actully does not. Anyone care to explain why? Disabled somehow?

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SvenW_Intel
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Using the MS compiler values passed by value will not be properly aligned. As a workaround one has to pass all values by reference that need alignment. I fixed that bug in the git repository of Embree, check it out here embree.github.com

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