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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: do not expose CONFIG_BSWAP to userspace
Harvey Harrison wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 15:27 -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Harvey Harrison wrote:
>>> Well, that's unfortunate, how about we just export the BSWAP version
>>> unconditionally and hope pure i386 just goes away someday?
>>>
>> Well, we already have MOVBE coming up, too...
>>
>
> Is someone already working on an __arch_swab{16|32|64}p to use them?
>

Not that I know of, but it's trivial enough. They can also be used for
all-register swapping, too, with the advantage that you get register
decoupling.

-hpa


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