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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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