[RFC PATCH v1 1/1] PPC64: Implement POWER Architecture Vector Function ABI.

Segher Boessenkool segher@kernel.crashing.org
Tue Aug 18 21:32:07 GMT 2020


On Tue, Aug 18, 2020 at 07:14:19PM +0000, GT wrote:
> > That sounds like libmvec?
> >
> > I still don't know what this is.
> 
> Yes, it is libmvec.
> 
> Now look at what GCC does to the code in Examples 1 and 2 at this link:
> https://sourceware.org/glibc/wiki/libmvec
> 
> x86_64 added functionality to GCC so such code uses the new functions without the user
> having to re-write the loops and explicitly call the new functions.
> 
> We are aiming to provide that same capability for PPC64 in GCC.

Great!  Please repost with what I already pointed out fixed, that
explanation added, and working links to the documentation?

Thanks in advance,


Segher


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