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Re: [PATCH, powerpc] Rework#2 VSX scalar floating point support, patch #5


On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 08:59:50PM -0400, David Edelsohn wrote:
> Please use "VMX" instead of "AV", not because I am pedantic about
> IBM's name for the feature, but "AV" is meaningless to me and anyone
> else reading the code. If you need a three-letter name, use "VMX".
> 
> Okay with that change.

I can change it to VMX, but VMX is not referenced very much in the port.  For
better or worse, Altivec is used everywhere.  So I think I will just spell it
out.

I had used _av previously in rs6000_output_move_128bit.  Did you want me to
clean up those places as well?

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