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"Kilbane, Stephen" <Stephen.Kilbane@analog.com> writes:
> I'm trying to add support to 4.3 for cache flushing when setting up a trampoline.
> Reading around, it looks like I should be defining CLEAR_INSN_CACHE:
> To clear the instruction cache when a trampoline is initialized, define the following macro.
> CLEAR_INSN_CACHE (beg, end)
> but I can't see anywhere that this macro gets used during trampoline creation. I can see
> that it provides an implementation for __clear_cache() in libgcc, but nothing that would
> invoke that routine, either, short of an explicit call in the source file being compiled.
> Am I missing something?
No. You do need to arrange to flush the cache yourself, typically by
generating the appropriate instructions in the TARGET_TRAMPOLINE_INIT
target hook. On targets which need to clear the cache, that hook will
often emit a call to __clear_cache, as in
emit_library_call (gen_rtx_SYMBOL_REF (Pmode, "__clear_cache"),
LCT_NORMAL, VOIDmode, 2, a_tramp, Pmode,
plus_constant (a_tramp, TRAMPOLINE_SIZE), Pmode);
where a_tramp is the address of the trampoline. The CLEAR_INSN_CACHE
macro will then provide the body of the __clear_cache function. Of
course, if clearing the cache is reasonably simple, the instructions can
be emitted inline by TARGET_TRAMPOLINE_INIT; e.g., that's what the MIPS