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Re: [PATCH] MIPS/Linux: Update the number of pseudo registers too
> Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2011 09:31:13 +0100
> From: Joel Brobecker <email@example.com>
> > Similarly to the previous general MIPS change (pc_regnum and sp_regnum)
> > the Linux backend needs to update the number of pseudo registers as it
> > adds the "restart" register. No regressions in mips-linux-gnu testing
> > (native and remote). OK to apply?
> I don't understand this one. Isn't the register added to the list of
> normal registers, rather than pseudo registers?
MIPS is a bit weird, since all register access is done via pseudo
registers to deal with 32-bit vs. 64-bit issues (in particular,
supporting a 32-bit ABI on 64-bit hardware).