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Re: [PATCH] Synthesize TLB refill handler at runtime

To: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Synthesize TLB refill handler at runtime
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2004 20:50:30 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
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On Sun, 21 Nov 2004, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> currently we have a large number of TLB refill handlers written in
> hand-optimized assembly which are mostly indentical. The appended
> patch removes them all, and adds a micro-assembler instead which
> synthesizes the proper variant for the CPU at runtime.

Woow.....

I found a few typos (in the comments, didn't verify the code ;-)

    s/Systhesize/Synthesize/
    s/systhesizer/synthesizer/

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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