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Ping Re: [PATCH] PowerPC - Add a faster way to read the Time Baseregister

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On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 05:22:47PM -0300, Tulio Magno Quites Machado Filho wrote:
> Add function __ppc_get_timebase() to directly read the Time Base register.
> This is required for applications that measure time at high frequencies
> with high precision that can't afford a syscall.
> 2012-04-09 Tulio Magno Quites Machado Filho <>
> 	[BZ #13743]
> 	* sysdeps/powerpc/sys/platform/ppc.h: New file for PowerPC features.
> 	* sysdeps/powerpc/Makefile (tests): Add test-gettimebase.
> 	(sysdep_headers): Include sys/platform/ppc.h.
> 	* sysdeps/powerpc/test-gettimebase.c: Test for
> 	__ppc_get_timebase() to catch future ISA opcode/insn changes.
> 	* manual/Makefile (appendices): Include platform.texi.
> 	* manual/contrib.texi: Likewise.
> 	* manual/maint.texi: Document how to include platform-specific
> 	headers.
> 	* manual/platform.texi: New file. Document the new features.

Thank you,

Tulio Magno

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