Subject: Re: Possible to use the bundled toolchain?
To: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Erik Berls <email@example.com>
Date: 05/15/2002 17:06:56
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
] No :-( gcc itself might generate loops of less than 6 instructions, and
] the mipsEE mods include changes so that gcc will pad out such loops.
] On that, shouldn't userland be compiled with the same compiler? Or is
] there some wierd problem on the r5900 such that short loops are only a
] problem if they bypass the TLB (as with kernel code in KSEG0/1)?
I'm bringing this up on the grounds that if its not something thats
going to be fixed for 1.6, that maybe it needs to be dropped from
the autobuild list.