ARM: minor DImode logical improvements

Nick Clifton nickc@cygnus.com
Fri Oct 22 03:17:00 GMT 1999


Hi Richard,

: It looks fine to me.  However, could we hold off on this until we
: get the new ARM/Thumb back-end merged in; additions like this are
: good, but will make the merge more complicated unless they are
: applied to both.

Actually we are applying the changes to both back ends.

: Nick, Jeff,
: 
: I think it might be worth creating a branch so that we can commit changes 
: to the new code without having to put it on the mainline just yet (ie, do 
: the same as for the x86).  As things stand it is hard to generate patches 
: for the new code because I don't really have a reference to work against.

I am willing to do this if you think that the new back end is not
ready for the mainstream yet.  Ideally I would like to submit the new
back end right away and archive off the old back end, so that we do
not have any more dual maintainance to contend with.

Cheers
	Nick


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