I'm new to Eigen and I'm trying to understand the semantics of Packet Access in the context of a simple Replicate expression that replicates a vector to (say) 4 columns.
Currently neither the Replicate expression, nor the unary evaluator for it enables packet access and I'm trying to see, for simple cases at least, if I could make some changes so that when I assign to a matrix, the underlying operations can get vectorized.
I tried a hack (which is definitely the wrong way to go about this) in CoreEvaluators.h:1242 where I propagate the PacketAccessBit on the Replicate's ArgType and that generates vectorized code but I'd like to figure out what the right way to do this is.
Also, wanted to add that I'm happy to do more investigation and/or implement this myself if it's just a missing feature if given some pointers.
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