Re: Inefficient ia64 system call implementation in glibc

From: Andreas Schwab <>
Date: 2003-09-20 23:01:26
"Jim Hull" <> writes:

> But my real issue with the performance of this code is not with
> sign-extend or the scheduling these instructions, it's with the break
> instruction.  I may be mistaken, but hasn't it been many months since
> David Mosberger implemented all the kernel infrastructure needed to
> support syscalls using the epc instruction?

It's only implemented in 2.6 so far.


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