RE: A new patch for hint_pause

From: Seth, Rohit <rohit.seth_at_intel.com>
Date: 2003-07-30 11:31:32
It is a requirement if the kernel wants to have the hint_pause
instruction.  If the right version of binutil is not installed then
kernel will be built without this support.

rohit

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Wedgwood [mailto:cw@f00f.org] 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 5:12 PM
> To: Bjorn Helgaas
> Cc: Seth, Rohit; linux-ia64@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: A new patch for hint_pause
> 
> 
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 04:51:14PM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> 
> > +$(warning Warning: Please use binutil version 
> 2.14.90.0.4.1 or higher 
> > +to get the support of hint instruction in kernel.)
> 
> Making a new binutils a requirement would be considered too drastic?
> 
> 
>   --cw
> 
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