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Re: MIPS_ATOMIC_SET again (Re: newest kernel

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Subject: Re: MIPS_ATOMIC_SET again (Re: newest kernel
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2001 17:37:00 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Joe deBlaquiere <jadb@redhat.com>, Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>, ralf@oss.sgi.com, Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>, George Gensure <werkt@csh.rit.edu>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
In-reply-to: <20010526151427.A611@paradigm.rfc822.org>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Sat, 26 May 2001, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> >  Anyway, an ISA-II-compiled glibc won't work on an ISA I system even if
> > the ll/sc emulation works.  An ISA II is more than just an addition of the
> > ll and sc instructions.  There were also branch likely, trap and
> > doubleword coprocessor load instructions added in ISA II.  Do you want to
> > emulate these, too? 
> 
> Isnt this the reason why Linux/Mips userspace is compiles with ISA I + ll/sc ?

 Is it?  Mine certainly is not. 

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