[PATCH v6 3/7] ppc/svp64: support setvl instructions

Jan Beulich jbeulich@suse.com
Sun Aug 21 14:53:53 GMT 2022

On 15.08.2022 14:58, lkcl wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2022 at 7:18 AM Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to point out though that the web page isn't really
>> crystal clear as to, in particular, the Rc field's applicability
>> to every one of the pseudos.
> ah appreciated, i've added examples.  more will be needed now that
> there's also setvl-from-CTR as well.

Since you've added the further examples without altering the first
register operand for the expansion of setvli - is that really meant
to be r5, not r0?

>> (There's also a typo or two which
>> makes things a little ambiguous, but there it's reasonably clear
>> what is actually meant.)
> appreciated.  any feedback is more than welcome.  context there:
> despite now being an Open ISA the amount of attention Power is
> getting is surprisingly low.  hence any assistance and feedback
> is all the more precious.

Is there any preferred way for providing feedback, just in case I
would spot further little issues? I've responded to the patches
to binutils mainly because I didn't know anything "better" ...


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