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Re: PATCH: x86/x86-64: Support Intel SSSE3/MNI intrinsics


On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 12:22:18AM +0200, Jan Hubicka wrote:
> > On Sep 28, 2006, at 1:25 PM, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> > >I have no comments on the substance of the patch itself.  If the  
> > >IA32 maintainers want to put this in for GCC 4.2, that's OK with me;  
> > >if they want to hold off until 4.3, that's fine too.
> > 
> > I'd like it for 4.2, I already have it in my 4.0.
> 
> I am not x86 maintainer but as x86-64 maintainer I would vote for
> including it ;) The patch is almost obviously harmless for non SSSE
> users and users tends to be locked to one GCC version for a while.
> 
> However it would be nice to have some testsuite for the intrincisc.  In
> the past there was many bugs in the original SSE/SSE(2) implementation
> and we never gained any sensible public testsuite, sadly.  We however
> should not keep this habit and I would say we sould adopt the need to
> have at least basic testcases for every added target builtin.

I am checking SSSE3 intrinsic into gcc 4.3. I will provide run-time
SSE3 and SSSE3 intrinsic tests later.


H.J.


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