[Aarch64] Variant field

Andrew Pinski pinskia@gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 17:56:00 GMT 2016

On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 10:50 AM, Benedikt Huber
<benedikt.huber@theobroma-systems.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> In the aarch64 backend we would need VARIANT field in AARCH64_CORE to specify and detect
> variants of xgene.
> I found this patch of Andrew Pinski
> https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2015-11/msg02148.html
> However it did not find its way to trunk.
> Why was that the case?

Because the full patch set has not been reviewed ....  Parts of it was
reviewed back and parts in the last few weeks :).

> What is the correct way to proceed when (re)using this patch for submission?
> Is that possible at all?

I was in the process of resubmitting that patch set.  In fact I was
able to commit patches 1, 2 and 4 already.  patch 3 was resubmitted 5
days ago:

I hope someone will approve it and then I will resubmit the last patch
which adds the variant portion.

The patch set does not apply directly any more as one variable name has changed.


> Thank you and best regards,
> Benedikt

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