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Re: MIPS, profiling, and not working

To: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Subject: Re: MIPS, profiling, and not working
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 12:12:56 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Simon Gee <>,,
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:

> *sigh* Yes, I think the adjustment was meant to be made before the
> call.  Perhaps binutils should warn about things in the "delay slot" of a
> macro?

 .set nomacro?

 There is usually no need to force an instruction into a delay slot
(unless there are nonobvious dependencies, but then you probably want to
avoid macro expansions anyway).  You may just place it before a
branch/jump and gas will move it into the slot itself if it finds it can.

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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