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Re: gcc support of mips32 release 2

To: Dominic Sweetman <dom@mips.com>, Eric Christopher <echristo@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: gcc support of mips32 release 2
From: Long Li <long21st@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2004 09:03:49 -0800 (PST)
Cc: Long Li <long21st@yahoo.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, David Ung <davidu@mips.com>, Nigel Stephens <nigel@mips.com>
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Thanks for the email. Could you give me a link to your
3.4 evolution tree?

Thanks,


Long

--- Dominic Sweetman <dom@mips.com> wrote:
> 
> > > Seems to me, this mips32 release 2 is an
> extension of
> > > mips32, added some new instructions, eg. EHB,
> etc. So
> > > would it be necessary that gcc be updated, like
> what
> > > gnu as has done, in the future to reflect this
> > > extension?
> > 
> > It will be in the soon to be released 3.4.
> Contributed by Chris
> > Demetriou of Broadcom.
> 
> We added patterns to let our (old) GCC use the new
> rotates and
> bit-insert/extracts, at least in simple cases.  I'm
> not sure whether
> we've put those in our 3.4 evolution tree yet, but
> if we have we
> should push those out.
> 
> --
> Dominic Sweetman
> MIPS Technologies.
> 
> 


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