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Re: anybody tried NPTL?

To: Dominic Sweetman <dom@mips.com>
Subject: Re: anybody tried NPTL?
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 15:12:10 +0200
Cc: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Dominic Sweetman wrote:
[snip]
> So we're proposing:
> 
> o The register name<->number mapping is that of n64.
> 
> o Calling convention: register-, not slot-based. Each argument is
>   represented by a register value. Arguments 0-7 travel in registers
>   a0-7 (or fa0-7 as required for floating point types).

This suggests to have no fp temporaries left: fv0-1, fa0-7, fs0-5.
Is this intentional?


Thiemo

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