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Re: MIPS_ATOMIC_SET again (Re: newest kernel

To: Florian Lohoff <>
Subject: Re: MIPS_ATOMIC_SET again (Re: newest kernel
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2001 17:37:00 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Joe deBlaquiere <>, Jun Sun <>,, Pete Popov <>, George Gensure <>,, "Kevin D. Kissell" <>
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Sat, 26 May 2001, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> >  Anyway, an ISA-II-compiled glibc won't work on an ISA I system even if
> > the ll/sc emulation works.  An ISA II is more than just an addition of the
> > ll and sc instructions.  There were also branch likely, trap and
> > doubleword coprocessor load instructions added in ISA II.  Do you want to
> > emulate these, too? 
> Isnt this the reason why Linux/Mips userspace is compiles with ISA I + ll/sc ?

 Is it?  Mine certainly is not. 

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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