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Re: gcc support of mips32 release 2

To: Dominic Sweetman <dom@mips.com>
Subject: Re: gcc support of mips32 release 2
From: David Ung <davidu@mips.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2004 12:15:08 +0000
Cc: Long Li <long21st@yahoo.com>, Eric Christopher <echristo@redhat.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Nigel Stephens <nigel@mips.com>
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On Mon, 2004-03-08 at 11:11, Dominic Sweetman wrote:
> I wrote:
> 
> > > 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.
> 
> Long Li (long21st@yahoo.com) replied:
> 
> > Thanks for the email. Could you give me a link to your
> > 3.4 evolution tree?
> 
> Interesting.  It's not as simple as I'd like: our 3.4 work is not yet
> published, and I'm pretty sure it includes support for hardware etc we
> haven't generally released details of yet.
> 
> Nigel (our main gcc expert) is on vacation this week.  In his absence,
> David: do you know whether the rotate/insert stuff is in 3.4 yet?
> 

No, it is not part of the our 3.4 extension yet, but it is part of SDE.
I think the support for rotates already exists in the 3.4 mainline.

David.


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