[ECOS] Question CYGNUM_KERNEL_THREADS_DATA_MAX?

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Thu Jan 30 06:42:00 GMT 2003


Jonathan Larmour wrote:
> Patrick Doyle wrote:
>> Wandering in here very late in the game, I am wondering why you don't 
>> just
>> mask the result of the shift with 0xFFFFFFFFu whereever you use it.  On
>> 32-bit machines, the optimizer will (presumably) ignore the NOP mask, 
>> and on
>> other machines, the result will be 0 as you desire.
> 
> 
> Well that's true,

Except it isn't actually where we're shifting left by 32 of course. Still, 
my alternative avoids any possible portability problems.

Jifl
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