Re: A new patch for hint_pause

From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2003-07-31 01:31:18
So all of this is in the latest CVS version of binutils?  Any idea when
a release version will support the new features?

Thanks,
Jesse

On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 06:31:32PM -0700, Seth, Rohit wrote:
> 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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