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    SubjectRe: kernel + gcc 4.1 = several problems
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    On Wednesday 03 January 2007 21:38, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
    > >
    > > Why CPU people do not internally convert cmov into jmp,mov pair?
    >
    ...
    > It really all boils down to: there's simply no real reason to use cmov.
    > It's not horrible either, so go ahead and use it if you want to, but don't
    > expect your code to really magically run any faster.

    IOW: yet another slot in instruction opcode matrix and thousands of
    transistors in instruction decoders are wasted because of this
    "clever invention", eh?
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    vda
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