Re: [PATCH 3/6] C-language equivalents of include/asm-*/bitops.h

From: Richard Henderson <rth_at_twiddle.net>
Date: 2006-01-27 04:30:14
On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 05:34:12AM +0100, Edgar Toernig wrote:
> Why shift at all?

Becuase that *is* a valid architecture tuning knob.  Most risc
machines can't AND with arbitrary constants like that, and loading
the constant might bulk things up more than just using the shift.


r~
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