Subject: Re: Tcl7.5 and NetBSD-current
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/01/1996 15:12:14
According to Michael L. VanLoon --
>If I'm not mistaken, all Intel processors have these capabilities: add
>with carry, subtract with borrow, 32x32->64, and 64/32->32 (well,
>divide all those by two for 8086 thru 286).

Well, yes, they do in a limited sense.  From memory (unreliable store
at the best of times ;-) there are only a couple of registers in which
the operations will affect the condition codes.  Unlink the 680x0's
that have 8 of them to play with.... uh-oh - here we go.... PROCESSOR
WARS!!  yeah!!!!!!!

Brett"who, yes uses a PC at home but only for DOOM and NetBSD (honest)"Lymn

Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, AWA Defence Industries
  "Upgrading your memory gives you MORE RAM!" - ad in MacWAREHOUSE catalogue.