Enable 32-bit Alignment

Alan Modra amodra@bigpond.net.au
Wed Jul 4 07:20:00 GMT 2007


On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 07:09:01PM -0500, Menezes, Evandro wrote:
> Alan, 
> 
> > In the current i386_align_code, see comment "Adjust jump 
> > offset" in block handling 16-bit mode.  Now that larger nop 
> > sequences are allowed, I think you should similarly adjust a 
> > branch (if used) in 32-bit mode.
> 
> I wonder if it's really a must to do this for P5 and earlier processors...
> 
> Thoughts?

Is it so hard to do?

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Alan Modra
IBM OzLabs - Linux Technology Centre



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