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m68k -- extb.l instruction

While incorporating a 68360 board support package into RTEMS and updating
tools, I tripped across this and wanted some feedback.  For CPUs w/o a
bfffo instruction RTEMS has an SW implementation of bfffo which uses an
extb.l instruction.  This worked correctly AFAIK for the 68000 and 68302 
based BSPs using binutils 2.5.2.  As of binutils 2.6, this instruction was
restricted to 020up and cpu32 which agrees with the m68k family
programmer's reference manual.  But this leaves me confused -- what was
actually being generated binutils 2.5.2 on the 68000/68302?  The code it
generated worked.  Is this a hole in the m68k docs or just a fluke?  Does 
this instruction really exist on the 68302?  

Just curious.