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Re: [PATCH, i386]: Do not emit "cld" instructions


On Wed, 6 Dec 2006, Roger Sayle wrote:
> I appreciate that this x86 simplification honors the ABI specification
> and follows what "icc" does, but there's a chance it may interact with
> non-standard OSs or poorly written code.  Perhaps you could write a line
> or two for gcc-4.3/changes.html to warn folks of this potential fallout,
> i.e. that they now need to be careful with std/cld in their asms.

Yes, please.  Uros, I'll be happy to review such a patch or help with
markup (or otherwise).

Gerald


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