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Re: mips32_flush_cache routine corrupts CP0_STATUS with gcc-2.96

To: Dominic Sweetman <dom@algor.co.uk>
Subject: Re: mips32_flush_cache routine corrupts CP0_STATUS with gcc-2.96
From: "Gleb O. Raiko" <raiko@niisi.msk.ru>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 14:37:11 +0400
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>, Jon Burgess <Jon_Burgess@eur.3com.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Organization: NIISI RAN
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Dominic Sweetman wrote:
> PS: my standard appeal.  When you say you 'flush' a cache do you mean
> invalidate, write-back, or both?

I personally mean the routine has 'flush' in its name. So, 'to flush a
cache' just mens 'to call this routine'.

Considering the name belongs to the common code (as opposed to the arch
specific code), I doubt the name shall be changed.

Regards,
Gleb.


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