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SubjectRe: get_mmu_context()
On Tue, 13 Oct 1998 ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:

> Ok, here is a draft version of an agressively optimized version of
> get_mmu_context(). I just didn't like the idea of referencing
> global variables in get_mmu_context() if avoidable. The code below
> will work on both R3000 and R4000 with no performance penalty for
> being generic. The trick is to patch the operands of two machine
> instructions at runtime, shoot me.

ROFL! No offense to the code, I'm sure it works, but
this just _has_ to be the funniest piece of source
code to appear on the lists this month...

Self-modifying code -- this is so much fun :)

> extern inline void r3000_asid_setup(void)
>
> extern inline void r4xx0_asid_setup(void)

Very nice Ralf... My compliments on this piece
of code -- I can only imagine the amount of
phantasy and inspiration that was needed to
create it...

tschuess,

Rik.
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