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Re: [RFC] FPU context switch

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Subject: Re: [RFC] FPU context switch
From: Greg Lindahl <lindahl@keyresearch.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 11:31:36 -0700
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On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 11:04:23AM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:

> Currently I am leaning towards 2) or 3).  What is your opinion?

(1) and (2) are how other archs like Alpha and Itanium deal with
this. I think (3) is likely to be painful to debug and maintain and
won't win much. So I'd suggest (2).

g


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