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Re: [PATCH] INTERNAL_SYSCALL for linux-mips

To: Guido Guenther <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] INTERNAL_SYSCALL for linux-mips
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 13:48:08 +0100
In-reply-to: <20030114230607.GH27645@bogon.ms20.nix>; from on Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 12:06:08AM +0100
Original-recipient: rfc822;
References: <20030114230607.GH27645@bogon.ms20.nix>
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On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 12:06:08AM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:

> +     register long __v0 asm("$2");                                   \
> +     register long __a3 asm("$7");                                   \

The patch looks fine to me but as a word of warning - I'm using the same
code construct is also being used in the kernel but I've found it very
fragile wrt. misscompilation by gcc over the years ...


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