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Re: Broadcom gcc changes (was Re: Broadcom 4702?)

To: Charlie Brady <charlieb-linux-mips@e-smith.com>
Subject: Re: Broadcom gcc changes (was Re: Broadcom 4702?)
From: "Steven J. Hill" <sjhill@realitydiluted.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 15:18:49 -0500
Cc: "John W. Linville" <linville@lvl7.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Charlie Brady wrote:

Here's some of the gcc changes, to give you all a feel for what changes they've made.

--- gcc-3.0/gcc/config/mips/mips.h 2001-06-14 16:42:18.000000000 -0400 +++ WRT54G/tools-src/gnu-20010422/gcc/config/mips/mips.h 2003-10-10 15:15:14.000000000 -0400
@@ -214,6 +214,7 @@

The change simply disables the compiler from emitting branch likely
instructions when compiler userspace code. Branch likely instructions
are allowed when compiling kernel code.

-Steve


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