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SubjectRe: The Kommunity vs. Dick Johnson
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>>>>> "TYT" == Theodore Y Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> writes:

[data-dependent rotate example deleted]

TYT> .... but GCC doesn't know how to handle this sort of thing.
TYT> (Which is why the /dev/random driver has an explicit inline
TYT> __asm__ to take advantage of this very handy i386 instruction.)
Perhaps this optimization could be made by adding a pattern to the
instruction combiner?


Benny


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