Better handling for multi-word values?

Jamie Lokier egcs@tantalophile.demon.co.uk
Tue Sep 8 13:05:00 GMT 1998


On Tue, Sep 08, 1998 at 12:57:33AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> If the compiler knows about "add with carry" type instructions, the
> compiler can implement these multi-register operations all by itself
> in generic code in one place.  Then all of these silly splits and
> contortions can be removed from the various backends.

I agree.
Truly the right way is this one.

-- Jamie



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