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Re: .set mips2 breaks 64bit kernel (Re: CVS Update@linux-mips.org: linux

To: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Subject: Re: .set mips2 breaks 64bit kernel (Re: CVS Update@linux-mips.org: linux)
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 13:33:47 +0100 (BST)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, Atsushi Nemoto wrote:

> macro> Log message:
> macro>        Enable a suitable ISA for the assembler around ll/sc so that 
> code
> macro>        builds even for processors that don't support the instructions.
> macro>        Plus minor formatting fixes.
> 
> Please do not set mips2 unconditionaly.  It breaks 64bit kernel.

 Any specifics please?  It works for me -- I wouldn't have committed it 
otherwise.  In particular in the affected range there are no operations 
that would require a 64-bit ISA.

  Maciej

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