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Re: [patch]: builtin_memset support (replace clrmem by setmem)
- From: Richard Henderson <rth at redhat dot com>
- To: Falk Hueffner <falk at debian dot org>
- Cc: Adrian Straetling <straetling at de dot ibm dot com>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, uweigand at de dot ibm dot com, denisc at overta dot ru, aldyh at redhat dot com, law at redhat dot com, geoffk at geoffk dot org
- Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 12:48:53 -0700
- Subject: Re: [patch]: builtin_memset support (replace clrmem by setmem)
- References: <20050628185911.GA18178@de.ibm.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 09:43:01PM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> Also, Tru64 has _OtsFill; I suppose OpenVMS has OTS$FILL then, which
> could be used here. If calling conventions are the same, then the byte
> needs to be zero-extended in register 18. I have no idea whether it's
> worth bothering, though.
Google can't find any docs on either of these. I'm not sure if
one library routine is really any worse than another. Surely
the system memset implementation doesn't suck...