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Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Fix dl-procinfo HWCAP
- From: Carlos Eduardo Seo <cseo at linux dot vnet dot ibm dot com>
- To: Adhemerval Zanella <adhemerval dot zanella at linaro dot org>, libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2016 12:02:19 -0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Fix dl-procinfo HWCAP
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Is this OK for 2.23?
On 1/25/16 4:15 PM, Carlos Eduardo Seo wrote:
On 1/25/16 4:04 PM, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
I think you should not it might be wrong for hwcap2, since the logic
is correct for hwcap1 (I assume this hitting the new fields for
No, this actually hits HWCAP1. If you look at hwcap.h, you will see:
#define PPC_FEATURE_PSERIES_PERFMON_COMPAT 0x00000040
#define PPC_FEATURE_TRUE_LE 0x00000002
There's a 4 bit gap between PPC_FEATURE_PSERIES_PERFMON_COMPAT and
PPC_FEATURE_TRUE_LE that has to be padded in _dl_powerpc_cap_flags.
The patch also assumes HWCAP1 is 64-bit long and all bits are filled,
which is true now (if you pad those vacant 4 bits).
Carlos Eduardo Seo
Software Engineer - Linux on Power Toolchain