[PATCH v2 22/25] powerpc32: move xxxxx_dcache_range() functions inline

Christophe Leroy christophe.leroy at c-s.fr
Wed Sep 23 08:49:43 AEST 2015

Le 23/09/2015 00:34, Scott Wood a écrit :
> On Tue, 2015-09-22 at 22:57 +0200, Christophe Leroy wrote:
>> >Here is what I get in asm. First one is with "if (i) mb();". We see gcc
>> >puts a beqlr. This is the form that is closest to what we had in the
>> >former misc_32.S
>> >Second one if with "mb()". Here we get a branch to sync for a useless sync
> I was more concerned with keeping the code simple than the asm output.
Right, but is that so complicated to say: if we did nothing in the loop, 
no need to sync ?


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