[PATCH] powerpc: workaround clang codegen bug in dcbz

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Jul 31 03:07:28 AEST 2019

On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 11:16:37AM -0500, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> in_le32 and friends?  Yeah, huh.  If LLVM copies that to the stack as
> well, its (not byte reversing) read will be atomic just fine, so things
> will still work correctly.
> The things defined with DEF_MMIO_IN_D (instead of DEF_MMIO_IN_X) do not
> look like they will work correctly if an update form address is chosen,
> but that won't happen because the constraint is "m" instead of "m<>",
> making the %Un pretty useless (it will always be the empty string).

Btw, this is true since GCC 4.8; before 4.8, plain "m" *could* have an
automodify (autoinc, autodec, etc.) side effect.  What is the minimum
GCC version required, these days?



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