Can data embed in the instruction stream ?

Mon Apr 28 12:32:00 GMT 2008

Andrew Haley wrote:
> Some arches load constants with simple PC-relative memory reads, and these
> typically have a range of only a fe kbytes from the PC.  In large functions
> we have to insert these into the function body and jump around them.  See 
> arm_reorg in gcc/config/arm/arm.c.

emmm... but what about IA-32 ? It seems that ia32 doesn't have this 

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