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SubjectRe: [patch 1/2] Replace NT_PRXFPREG with ELF_CORE_XFPREG_TYPE #define
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On Oct 11, 2007, at 4:55 PM, Paul Mackerras wrote:

> Kumar Gala writes:
>
>>> #define ELF_CORE_XFPREG_TYPE to be NT_PRXFPREG in all current
>>> users so
>>> there's are no change in behaviour.
>>
>> Can we make this ELF_CORE_VECREG_TYPE or something that is so coupled
>> to the x86 specific name?
>
> How is "extended floating point registers" x86-specific?

we'll I don't consider the altivec register file as 'extended fp'.
I'm assuming the name XFP came from IA32 land when MMX/SSE came into
existence.

> ELF_CORE_XFPREG_TYPE is a suitable name for something that's used in
> conjunction with a function called elf_core_copy_task_xfpregs().

agreed, I think the function name should change as well.

- k
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