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


Hi,

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 6:23 PM, Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 07:50:12AM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>  > H.J. Lu wrote:
>  > >I agree with it. There is no  right or wrong here Let's start from
>  > >scratch and figure out
>  > >what is the best way to handle this, assuming we are defining a new psABI.
>
>  BTW, just tested icc and icc doesn't generate cld either (so it matches the
>  new gcc behavior).
>  char buf1[32], buf2[32];
>  void bar (void);
>  void foo (void)
>  {
>   __builtin_memset (buf1, 0, 32);
>   bar ();
>   __builtin_memset (buf2, 0, 32);
>  }

Also LKML discussion pointed out that Solaris gets this right too.

Regards,
ismail

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