Question about powerpc branch instructions
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Aug 7 18:52:16 EST 2009
On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 17:47 +0900, HongWoo Lee wrote:
> #1: Is there any special reason to concatenate 0b00 ? Why 0b00 ??
Because instructions have to be aligned on 4 bytes boundaries ?
> #2: Is b similar to the jmp in x86 ? and bl is similar to the call in x86 ?
I'm not totally familiar with x86 but I "sounds" like it, though of
course they can be (ab)used in some more subtle ways.
> Thanks in advance.
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