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Re: [patch] MIPS/gcc: Revert removal of DImode shifts for 32-bit targets

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [patch] MIPS/gcc: Revert removal of DImode shifts for 32-bit targets
From: Richard Henderson <rth@redhat.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 14:38:01 -0700
Cc: Richard Sandiford <rsandifo@redhat.com>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, gcc-patches@gcc.gnu.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 07:33:14PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
>  Well, other targets, like the i386 (which didn't even have a 64-bit
> variation till recently)...

Except that 80386 has 64-bit shifts in hardware.

And in rebuttal to the "does not make linux jump through hoops"
argument, see arch/*/lib/ for arm, h8300, m68k, sparc, v850.



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