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    Victor Yodaiken writes:
    > This is something I don't get: I never understood why 32bit risc designers
    > were so damn obstinate about "every instruction fits in 32 bits"
    > and refused to have "call 32 bit immediate given in next word" not
    > to mention a "load 32bit immediate given in next word".

    Sparc has such an instruction, in fact the instruction and the 32-bit
    immediate fit in a single 32-bit instruction (since the immediate is
    guarenteed to be modulo 4 you have some extra bits for the instruction
    opcode itself).

    David S. Miller

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