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Re: PATCH: Fix ll/sc for mips

To: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Subject: Re: PATCH: Fix ll/sc for mips
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 12:45:02 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Hiroyuki Machida <machida@sm.sony.co.jp>, libc-alpha@sources.redhat.com, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020131231714.E32690@lucon.org>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, H . J . Lu wrote:

> > Gas will fill delay slots. Same object codes will be produced, so I
> > think you don't have to do that by hand. 
> 
> It will make the code more readable. We don't have to guess what
> the assembler will do. 

 But you lose a chance for something useful being reordered to the slot.
That might not necessarily be a "nop".  Please don't forget of indents
anyway.

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