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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1 / ...] i386 dynamic fixup/self modifying code
On Fri, 2002-08-30 at 01:10, Luca Barbieri wrote:
> That wouldn't work for compiler-generated prefetches (unless you
> preprocess the compiler output) and would enlarge the kernel.
> However, it would be significantly cleaner.

My general experience with compiler generated prefetches right now is
pretty poor for kernel type code. Its hard to do it right in the
compiler for complex stuff rather than 'fortran in C' type jobs

We certainly could perl the asm to drop in the right directives if it
became an issue, but there are children on the list so lets worry about
it if it becomes a problem

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