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Re: bal instruction in gcc 3.x

To: Pete Popov <ppopov@embeddedalley.com>
Subject: Re: bal instruction in gcc 3.x
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 09:59:27 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Kishore K <hellokishore@gmail.com>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, "'linux-mips@linux-mips.org'" <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Pete Popov wrote:

> Try the attached patch instead.

 Apart from other changes why not simply s/bal/jal/?  Your proposed code 
is bad if ever to be built to a 64-bit object.

  Maciej

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