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Re: bal instruction in gcc 3.x

To: Thiemo Seufer <>
Subject: Re: bal instruction in gcc 3.x
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 10:47:01 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Pete Popov <>, Kishore K <>, Ralf Baechle <>, "''" <>
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On Wed, 20 Jul 2005, Thiemo Seufer wrote:

> >  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.
> Non-PIC jal isn't relocateable, the PIC jal wants a regular stack
> frame, and the end of the patch shows the 32bit assumption was
> already made earlier. :-)

 Hmm, the joys of inconsistency -- oh well...


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