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Re: __flush_cache_all() miscellany

To: Justin Carlson <justinca@cs.cmu.edu>
Subject: Re: __flush_cache_all() miscellany
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 14:09:59 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <1022700389.7644.155.camel@ldt-sj3-022.sj.broadcom.com>; from justinca@cs.cmu.edu on Wed, May 29, 2002 at 12:26:29PM -0700
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On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 12:26:29PM -0700, Justin Carlson wrote:

> Here's a patch against cvs that does the rename.  Unless anyone has
> objections, Ralf, could  you apply this?
> 
> While doing this, I've noticed that the whole mips tree is horribly
> inconsistent in terms of the cache flushing syscalls (sys_cacheflush and
> sys_sysmips->CACHE_FLUSH).  

These are compacrapability syscalls inherited from Risc/OS and IRIX.  Even
gcc generated trampoline code expects to have these available.

  Ralf

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