[RFC] "indirect" DCR access (40x, BookE)
ebs at ebshome.net
Sat Mar 13 03:20:23 EST 2004
On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 08:25:23AM -0600, Kumar Gala wrote:
> Look in u-boot. They have some user commands that allow
> reading/writing dcr's. These commands are written with self modifying
> code, I would recommend that we reuse that.
I would not.
Kumar, I'm aware of code in u-boot :).
Did you read this code comment ?
It clearly states that is not efficient.
It may be OK for a boot loader, because nobody cares much about it
Let me repeat my point. I _do_ know how to write self-modifying code,
I don't _like_ this approach mostly because it's not very efficient.
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