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Re: [PATCH]: fix compiler warnings in the math-emulator

To: Juan Quintela <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: fix compiler warnings in the math-emulator
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 12:52:17 +0100 (MET)
Cc: linux mips mailing list <>
In-reply-to: <m28yynnes2.fsf@demo.mitica>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Original-recipient: rfc822;
On 18 Dec 2002, Juan Quintela wrote:

> In the kernel for IP22 (I suppose the same for other architectures),
> it has only two Assembler warnings.  And they are all in the fast
> path :(
> one is in entry.S:excetp_vec3_r4000

 That's damn performace-critical.  Thats why the VCED and VCEI handlers
are inlined there (unlike the rest) in the first place.

> and the other is in head.S:ejtag_debug_handler

 That's non-critical, but I see no reason to degrade code because of
deficiencies of tools.  Tools should be fixed instead. 

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