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Re: created addressing modes branch


Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
Hi Paolo,

On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
I've created addressing-modes branch. I plan to experiment there with making all the REG_OK_STRICT gunk a bit easier to understand.
would you mind updating svn.html with information on this branch?
Ok like this (a bit more clear than "making all the REG_OK_STRICT gunk a bit easier to understand")?

--- svn.html 2 Aug 2006 17:18:50 -0000 1.32
+++ svn.html 22 Aug 2006 06:51:25 -0000
@@ -320,6 +320,15 @@
classes representing strict unions of other register classes.
Patch should be marked with <code>[isel]</code> or <code>[insn-select]</code>
in the subject line. The branch is maintained by Michael Matz.</dd>
+
+ <dt>addressing-modes</dt>
+ <dd>This branch aims to clean up the way base and index registers are
+ handled by target headers. In particular, the strict and non-strict
+ meaning of these registers are unified and a common API is presented to
+ implementations of the target macros. Obsolete target macros will also
+ be removed. Patches should be marked with <code>[addrmodes]</code> in
+ the subject line, and only need approval (from Paolo Bonzini) if they may
+ change the compiler output. The branch is maintained by Paolo Bonzini.</dd>
</dl>


<h4>Architecture-specific</h4>

Paolo


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