question on inline assembly and long long values

Chris Friesen cfriesen at
Thu Apr 7 09:56:11 EST 2005

Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> But the kernel code always runs in 64 bits mode...

The ppc kernel (not ppc64) runs in 64-bit mode?  An unsigned long long 
fits in a single register in C code?

Yeah, the optimisations really don't matter much...the ugly resulting 
code just bothered me.


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