Subject: Re: Possible to use the bundled toolchain?
To: Erik Berls <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-playstation2
Date: 05/16/2002 10:13:29
Erik Berls wrote:

> Simon Burge <> 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.

I think that there's no chance this will be fixed within our existing
tools; dropping it from the autobuild schedule would seem to be a
reasonable thing to do, but double check with Uchiyama-san first.

Simon Burge                            <>
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