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    SubjectRe: [patch 06/10] Immediate Value - i386 Optimization
    On 07/03/2007 04:18 PM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >
    > One could, though, use an indirect jump to achieve, if not as good, at
    > least most of the effect:
    >
    > movl $<patchable>,<reg>
    > jmp *<reg>
    >

    Yeah, but there's this GCC bug:

    http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22448

    You can't even dereference labels in an ASM statement.
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