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Re: RELEASE BLOCKER: Linux doesn't follow x86/x86-64 ABI wrt direction flag


On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 05:12:07PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> It's a kernel bug, and it needs to be fixed.

I'm not convinced.  It's been that way for 15 years, it's that way in
the BSD kernels, at that point it's a feature.  The bug is in the
documentation, nowhere else.  And in gcc for blindly trusting the
documentation.

  OG.



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