Kumar Gala kumar.gala at freescale.com
Fri Sep 2 01:50:48 EST 2005

On Sep 1, 2005, at 10:47 AM, Segher Boessenkool wrote:

>> Is vrsave really a 64-bit register in ppc64?  If not can we make  
>> it be
>> a 32-bit quantity on ppc64 to simplify our lives later.
> Architecturally it is 32-bit.

If that's the case I would really like to see the patches also fixup  
thread_struct to make vrsave a u32 instead of unsigned long on  
ppc64.  We are going to have to do this sooner or later, might as  
well make it sooner.

- kumar

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